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.
Museveni, Besigye, Bobi and Muntu Start Preparing for 2021 Race
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.
Opposition Moot Plan for Joint Candidates in 2021
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 »
We Shall Put an End to Museveni's Rule in 2021 Election, Bobi Wine
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 »
Besigye's Party Starts Strategising for 2021 Polls
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 »
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