Uganda's Political Train Running Full Speed Ahead of 2021 Polls
Kizza Besigye, 62, is positioning himself to challenge President Yoweri Museveni for the fifth time, while pop star-turned-politician Bobi Wine will only say he is "seriously considering" running in the country's general elections in three years. The 74-year-old incumbent has been in office for 32 years, and also wants a 7-year presidential term instead of the existing 5 years.
East African, 3 March 2019
Uganda's political train is running full speed ahead of the election in 2021. Perennial rivals incumbent President Yoweri Museveni and Kizza Besigye, seeking to keep their… Read more »
A photo montage of President Museveni, Kizza Besigye and Robert Kyagulanyi better known as Bobi Wine.
Monitor, 6 February 2019
Jinja/Kampala- A section of Opposition leaders is mooting a plan to field joint candidates in presidential, parliamentary and Local Council elections in 2021 in a bid to unseat the… Read more »
Monitor, 11 January 2019
Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Mr Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has said the opposition presidential victory in Democratic Republic of Congo [DRC] proves that dictators can… Read more »
Observer, 6 March 2017
A year after he controversially lost his fourth presidential bid, Dr Kizza Besigye is laying ground for a fifth attempt in 2021. Read more »
The move by ruling National Resistance Movement party to endorse President Museveni as its presidential candidate for the 2021 polls comes months after the presidential age limit ... Read more »
"Many people have come for me calling for me to stand; we have been discussing this issue with my team, and I must say, I and my team are seriously considering challenging ... Read more »