Besigye

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 27th, 2013
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KAMPALA (Reuters) – Leading opposition politician Kizza Besigye was arrested for planning anti-government riots in the Ugandan capital Kampala, police said on Saturday. Besigye has led protests for years aimed at toppling President Yoweri Museveni, to whom he lost a presidential election in Feb...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uganda
Oct 4th, 2012
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At least 70 people sustained injuries as the police again arrested Forum for Democratic Change President Kizza Besigye in Kampala yesterday. Most injuries were sustained during a two-hour mid-morning clash that saw police indiscriminately lobbing tear gas canisters, firing rounds of live ammunition a...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 22nd, 2012
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By Tonny Singoro The president of Uganda’s Forum for Democratic Change, Kizza Besigye, was hospitalised Tuesday when a political rally was dispersed by police in Kampala. A women MP, Sempalla Nabila, was taken to hospital after passing out after police fired tear gas. Reports indicate that oppo...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 19th, 2012
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Kampala – Ugandan police fired tear gas before bundling opposition leader Kizza Besigye and several allies into police vans on Thursday, witnesses said, shortly before planned anti-government protests. Besigye had been meeting a number of senior opposition figures in an upmarket suburb of the c...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 25th, 2011
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Kampala – Uganda will keep opposition leader Kizza Besigye under house arrest until he promises to stop participating in anti-government protests that have marred the nation’s image, national police said on Tuesday. A senior official in his party rejected the demand and said his supporter...