Uganda's Main Opposition Party Elects Leader


Major General Gregory Mugisha Muntu has been elected the second president of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change. The party has been led by Dr Kizza Besigye for seven years since its inception in 2005.

VIDEO: Forum For Democratic Change Elects Party Leader in Uganda

Maj.Gen Mugisha Muntu is the new FDC party president. Muntu clinched the FDC presidency by beating his closest opponent Nandala Mafabi by 32 votes. ... see more »

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Photo: New Vision

Mugisha Muntu the new president of FDC.

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