Kizza Besigye

Type: Person
Name: Kizza Besigye
Date of Birth: 22//04/1956
Place of Birth: Rukungiri, Uganda
Nationality: Uganda
Fact Sheet: Biography for Kizza Besigye
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Museveni did not take me out of FDC - Garuga

KampalaProperty mogul and former lead financier of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party James Musinguzi Garuga has dismissed President Museveni’s claims that the latter plucked him out of the opposition and told him to stop supporting his rival, ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Besigye speaks on his dealings with Sejusa

On Tuesday, Dr Kizza Besigye appeared on CBS radio’s Kiriza oba Gaana talk show. He revealed that he has been meeting the exiled Gen David Sejusa aka Tinyefuza and discussing strategies to bring political and democratic change in Uganda. Gen Sejusa has ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Rwenzori Violence Caused by Government Policies

The former leader of Uganda's main opposition party, Forum for Democratic Change, said President Yoweri Museveni's government is to blame for the Rwenzori violence earlier this month that left about 90 civilians and security personnel dead.   Kizza Besigye ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Govt to blame for Rwenzori attacks - Besigye

KAMPALAFormer FDC party president Kizza Besigye has blamed the Rwenzori region deadly attacks on the government which he accused of partitioning the country into tribal enclaves and fuelling ethnic friction. He said the attacks on Kasese, Ntoroko and ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Wolokoso - Besigye Wants More Action Than Prayers

Ugandans are, by confession at least, a very prayerful lot. Oftentimes when they can't do anything tangible for you, they will say they are praying for you.And so it happens that a few Ugandans have told former FDC boss Kizza Besigye and his opposition ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

I stopped Garuga from supporting Besigye camp, says Museveni

KANUNGU- President Museveni has said he stopped property mogul James Musinguzi Garuga from supporting former FDC party president Kizza Besigye.Dr Besigye, who has contested thrice against Museveni, has been the President’s strongest rival since 2001 ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

State loses theft case against Besigye aides

Kasese.Three aides of former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party president Kizza Besigye were on Friday acquitted of robbery charges by a magistrate’s court in Kasese District.Mr Francis Mwijukye, Mr Sam Mugumya and Mr Robert Kisekwa have been on ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Besigye skips court, aide’s case to be ruled on today

Kasese- Former Forum for Democratic Change president Dr Kizza Besigye yesterday skipped the court in Kasese where he had been scheduled to appear as a witness in a case against three of his aides accused of robbery.Defence lawyer Asuman Basalirwa had ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Besigye Speaks Out On NAADs 'Militarisation'

After President Museveni recently announced that he would deploy soldiers to oversee agricultural extension initiatives, former FDC President KIZZA BESIGYE has had his say on the matter. In his statement sent to The Observer this week, Besigye says the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda Opposition Vows United Front Against Museveni

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said he will defeat the opposition in 2016, even if it is united under a single candidate.Museveni reportedly told a Jinja radio talk show Sunday the opposition has proved to be inept and immature in its handling of critical ... [Published VOA News - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Militarising Naads wrong - Besigye

KAMPALAOpposition politician Kizza Besigye has said President Museveni’s decision to involve the army in running the National Agriculture Advisory Services (Naads) is a ploy to militarise the country.In an opinion mailed to this newspaper yesterday, the ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

FDC to amend constitution, abolish top positions

KAMPALAThe Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) is considering amending its constitution to forestall a repeat of the controversies that followed its 2012 party presidential election, establish a party cabinet, scrap some positions and re-constitute party ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jun 24 2014]

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"this whole thing of 'we are praying for you; we support you' by ugandans, will not work" said Besigye during a Power FM talk show recently

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Banyakigezi communtity and the Mbabazi shield a... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 22 2014]
Looking up a tall man [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 20 2014]
Kayihura using police to harass opposition - r... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 20 2014]
I am still a retired member of FDC, Garuga says [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 20 2014]
Besigye speaks on his dealings with Sejusa [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 19 2014]
Museveni did not take me out of FDC - Garuga [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 19 2014]
Toying with the law? Reckless manipulation of t... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 16 2014]
Rwenzori Violence Caused by Government Policies [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 14 2014]
Ugandan Opposition Figure: Rwenzori Violence Ca... [Published VOA News - Jul 14 2014]
Govt to blame for Rwenzori attacks - Besigye [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 12 2014]
No African should kill another for ethnic reasons [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 11 2014]
Prince Nakibinge intervenes in Muzaata-Munyagwa... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 10 2014]
Did security sleep as the killers plotted? [Published The Observer Uganda - Jul 09 2014]
Rent a Mob [Published Individual.com - Jul 07 2014]
Wolokoso - Besigye Wants More Action Than Prayers [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 07 2014]
I stopped Garuga from supporting Besigye camp, ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 06 2014]
Nyamwasa - Museveni Wrong On Kagame [Published Individual.com - Jul 02 2014]
Museveni’s famous quotes since 1980 [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jun 29 2014]
Piglets at Parliament may have ushered in new e... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jun 29 2014]
Wafula Oguttu’s first 100 days as Leader of Opp... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jun 29 2014]
State loses theft case against Besigye aides [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jun 29 2014]
Kansiime: I joked my way to fame and fortune [Published Daily Nation - Jun 28 2014]
Besigye skips court, aide’s case to be ruled on... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jun 27 2014]
Uganda: Opposition Parties in Uganda Threaten t... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 27 2014]
Besigye Speaks Out On NAADs 'Militarisation' [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 27 2014]
U.S. Sanctions Will Hurt NGOs Already Operating... [Published Individual.com - Jun 26 2014]
Kibanzanga Gives Kasese Wedding to Remember [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 25 2014]
Uganda Opposition Vows United Front Against Mus... [Published VOA News - Jun 24 2014]
FDC to amend constitution, abolish top positions [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jun 24 2014]
Militarising Naads wrong - Besigye [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jun 24 2014]
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