Former Ugandan Opposition Leader Calls For Mass Protest


Former president for Forum for Democratic Change Kizza Besigye has declared mass protests as the only way to bring about political change in the country.

  • Uganda:   Besigye Calls for Mass Protests

    Observer, 15 January 2014

    Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) President Kizza Besigye used the funeral of the political comedian Paddy Ssali 'Bitama' to solemnly declare that mass protests were the… Read more »

Kizza Besigye waves to his supporters (file photo).

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    Observer, 15 January 2014

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    Observer, 12 January 2014

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    Observer, 12 January 2014

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    Independent (Kampala), 10 January 2014

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    VOA, 9 January 2014

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    Observer, 9 January 2014

    Key opposition leaders were on Wednesday drawn together by their mutual support for Col Kizza Besigye's belief that they can't win an election under the ruling NRM. Besigye, a… Read more »

  • Uganda:   Col Besigye - I Am Talking to Sejusa

    Observer, 7 January 2014

    In his 13th year of active opposition to President Museveni, Dr Kizza Besigye, a three-time presidential candidate, has insisted that he can no longer offer himself as a candidate… Read more »

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    Observer, 7 January 2014

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