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 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Besigye links terror acts to oppression

Kampala- Former Forum for Democratic Change president Kizza Besigye has said the modern-day interpretation of terrorism is selfish, misleading and is only aimed at frustrating the pursuit of justice.“What is regarded as terrorism today is, in fact, a ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Otafiire cautioned over party comparison remarks

KAMPALAOpposition politicians have described as “ridiculous, laughable and contemptuous” the last Friday comparison made by Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Kahinda Otafiire, that NRM and Opposition parties are similar since they are all driven ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Toro : Behind the Attacks in Western Uganda

Recent events in the districts of Kasese, Bundibugyo, and Ntororo show that President Yoweri Museveni's strategy to politically and strategically capture the volatile region could be failing, experts say. For some time, Museveni has been attempting to ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

To Break or Not to Break the Cooking Pot?

The Baganda have this rather scary saying: Ssemusota guli mu ntamu, loosely translated as a big snake coiled in a cooking pot.The solution to deal with such a dilemma is what constitutes the challenge. Do you kill this snake, and subsequently break the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Police to Spend Sh15 Billion On Tear Gas, Riots

To quell riots and keep public order in Uganda in the coming financial year, police will spend at least Shs 15.8bn on tear gas and other relevant riot equipment.According to the 2014/15 Internal Affairs ministerial policy statement, Shs 14bn will be spent ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: 2016 - Opposition Coalition Under Fire

Some Democratic Party leaders have not warmed up to the mainstream opposition's push for a joint candidate come 2016.DP Vice President (Buganda) and Party Whip in Parliament Ssebuliba Mutumba has urged caution. Twice, Ssebuliba has told DP conferences ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Commentary: United Uganda Opposition Paramount In Defeating Dictator Museveni

Gen. Museveni; No Longer At Ease....[Op-Ed]The politics of independent Uganda has been characterized by intimidation, physical violence and broken promises instead of liberal democracy and resolving disputes by peaceful negotiations.This atmosphere has: ... [Published BlackStar News - Jul 27 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]

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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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Besigye links terror acts to oppression [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 31 2014]
Otafiire cautioned over party comparison remarks [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 30 2014]
Toro : Behind the Attacks in Western Uganda [Published 4 Traders - Jul 28 2014]
To Break or Not to Break the Cooking Pot? [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
Uganda: Police to Spend Sh15 Billion On Tear Ga... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
Uganda: 2016 - Opposition Coalition Under Fire [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
Commentary: United Uganda Opposition Paramount ... [Published BlackStar News - Jul 27 2014]
It is not easy to rig a referendum held under c... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 25 2014]
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]
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]
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