Besigye, Mayor Lukwago donate Shs5m to victims of Kibuuye Timber Yard fire

Besigye, Mayor Lukwago donate Shs5m to victims of Kibuuye Timber Yard fire

Former presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye and Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago on Monday donated Shs5 million to victims of the recent Kibuuye Timber Yard fire. The politicians alongside Rubaga Division Mayor Owek. Joyce Ssebugwawo, Buhweju County MP Hon. Mwijukye Francis, Lord Councillor Damba Ddamba Ismail Kisuze, Rubaga Deputy Mayor Mulangira Asuman Ntale among others […]

Museveni like Amin is too powerful, angry Besigye speaks out on age-limit debate

Museveni like Amin is too powerful,  angry Besigye speaks out on age-limit debate

Opposition leader Kizza Besigye has warned President Yoweri Museveni not to amend the constitution though he has power and because the institutions in Uganda now are for those in power. “Museveni captured power through guns in 1986 and not by people’s consent. Last year, NRM captured power without people’s consent,” Besigye Tuesday addressing a press […]

‘Get Pangas and fight them’, Besigye tells Mityana locals

‘Get Pangas and fight them’,  Besigye tells Mityana locals

Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has in his land sensitisation campaign and has advised Ugandans in Mityana town to stand up and defend their land from grabbers. Speaking at Ssingo Sazza grounds on Sunday, Dr Besigye said; “It is sad that ever month there is a village or two that […]

Nakawa Court orders for Kizza Besigye arrest

Nakawa Court orders for Kizza Besigye arrest

The Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court has on Monday issued criminal summons against the former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye. Kizza Besigye failed to appear in court today as earlier ordered. Presecutor Racheal Nabwire informed the presiding Grade One Magistrate Noah Sajjabi that Besigye had not shown up for the mention of his treason case. […]

Kizza Besigye claims ‘he will never stand for President’ again

Kizza Besigye claims ‘he will never stand for President’ again

Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has said he will not vie for the position of Uganda’s main opposition party, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party president again. Kizza Besigye said: “I don’t support it and if changed, I’ll never run 4 FDC president!” Besigye was responding to an NTV poll about the move by some […]

Besigye goes on tirade against Andrew Mwenda: ‘He’s attacking me to get M7 money’

Besigye goes on tirade against Andrew Mwenda: ‘He’s attacking me to get M7 money’

Dr Kizza Besigye says loud-mouthed journalist Andrew Mwenda is attacking him because he’s ‘attacking me gives him the attention & cash he needs!!’ The four-time presidential candidate criticized his former ally and the Independent Magazine proprietor  on social networking website, Twitter on Thursday hours after Mwenda had appeared in an interview on  NBS Television and […]

Kizza Besigye, 200 kids dance to Toka Kwa Bala Bala |PHOTOS

Kizza Besigye, 200 kids dance to Toka Kwa Bala Bala |PHOTOS

In the wake of President Yoweri Museveni’s “I am not your servant” remark that shocked many Ugandans, the FDC’s four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has reacted much differently than many expected. Museveni, whose remarks, were seemingly directed at his longtime rival, Dr Besigye, who in his “Defiance Campaign” rallies has been quoted by the media […]

Besigye has been my biggest nightmare for 12 years – IGP Kayihura

Besigye has been my biggest nightmare for 12 years – IGP Kayihura

Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has said that four time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has been his biggest nightmare, giving him sleepless nights during his 12 year tenure at the helm of the police. Gen Kayihura who was responding to a question on police brutality, the police chief said that had it […]

Controversy as Makobore boys’ High School admits females

Controversy as Makobore boys’ High School admits females

It was Plato who first argued that boys and girls should be taught together. I suspect he’d be thrilled by the direction in which things are moving. Even in the independent sector, seen as the last bastion of segregated schooling, only 10 per cent of boys and 16pc of girls are now educated in single-sex […]

VIDEO: Besigye attends top Mukono Duwa

VIDEO: Besigye attends top Mukono Duwa

Uganda’s leading opposition leader, Dr. Kizza Besigye on Sunday wore muslim clothes to show solidarity while attending Duwa prayers for Sheikh Raman Mukasa Kakooza. According to Besigye’s aides, the four-time presidential aspirant was the only politician who was allowed to address the gathering in Mukono. The late Kakooza was the father to Sheik Raman Hussein […]