But does Besigye own the Defiance movement in Uganda? Omar Kalinge Nyago traces for us the origin of the non violent strategy to fight Museveni and RE-DECLASSIFIEDORIGINS OF DEFIANCE AS A POLITICAL METHOD IN UGANDA As the debate on defiance rages, it is timely to bring this declassified information, and if remembered, especially by those who were part of the initial effort- it can help redirect their energy to the liberation of our country. As it turns out, some of them are now on opposite sides (of the opposition) today which is natural. Among the women I can only recall only o
At the rally Mugisha Muntu who enjoys big support among FDC MPs threw veiled attacks at former Party President Kizza Besigye. One interesting line in his Speech was. "...... when I lose, I don't create parallel structures, I go behind the party........."This was viewed by observers as a jab at Besigye whom the Muntu camp faults for creating activism outfits like walk to work,siren,defiance campaign that have overshadowed the FDC party. Ironically Besigye is not in the race with Muntu this time. He is however (Besigye) believed to be supporting Muntu's rival Oboi Amuriat. At the same rally Muntu FDC members for choosing "continuity and experience " when they got out in big numbers to escort him as he went for nomin
Political analyst say this election his likely to leave FDC more divided than before and signs that the biggest opposition party might split into a new party are visible.In 2012, Muntu de
By Beatrice Friday
Electoral Commission has cleared four candidates to battle for Kagoma County parliamentary seat. T
The two day nomination exercise attracted National Resistance Movement(NRM) flag bearer Moses Walyomu, Independent Alex Brandon Kintu, FDC’s Timothy Batuwa Lusala, and independent Bidondole Muhammad.
The exercise was conducted by Jinja District Returning Officer Tonny Ambrose Mwaita at Kagoma County headquarters.
This the third consecutive by-election in which DP has no candidate as her leaders scramble for authority against members in Kampala
Kintu in March won a court petition that nullified Walyomu’s election over vote bribery.
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