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An interview with Kizza Besigye: part two


In the first half of his interview with Dr Besigye, Angus Barry asked him about his electoral strategies in the 2001 and 2006 elections, including the charges brought against him and his supporters.   After contesting the 2011 elections Dr Besigye stepped down from the FDC presidency.  However he has remained in the opposition spotlight, especially […]

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An interview with Kizza Besigye: part one


Dr Kizza Besigye has been the leading opposition candidate in the last three Ugandan Presidential elections, twice as president of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC).  During the rule of Idi Amin (1971 – 1979) he studied medicine at Makerere University.  In 1982 he joined the NRA forces in the Bush War, acting as Museveni’s […]

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