Posts Tagged ‘Kizza Besigye’

What Went Down in Uganda This Week?

Posted on November 12th, 2010 by ugandansabroad

Too busy to keep up with the Ugandan news this week? Ugandans Abroad compiles it for you in one easy-to-digest read. Click here.

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Who Can Take On The Two Most Powerful Men in Uganda?

Posted on November 11th, 2010 by ugandansabroad

Ugandans Abroad spoke to Ingrid Turinawe, chairperson of Women for Peace, the national chairperson of the Forum for Democratic Change’s Women League, and a candidate for Rukunguri District’s Woman MP seat.

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Besigye’s Last Shot: Part Two

Posted on November 10th, 2010 by ugandansabroad

Last week, journalist Igor Kossov took a look at the historical relationship between three powerful figures in Ugandan politics. Today, check out part two on the NRM and the growing tension between the movement, Besigye, and Byanyima

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Who Wants To Be President of Uganda?

Posted on October 26th, 2010 by ugandansabroad

We know the diaspora will closely follow the elections back home. Ugandans Abroad reporter David Tash Lumu gives us one of our first dispatches from the ground.

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Court Dismisses Treason Case Against Besigye

Posted on October 12th, 2010 by Lakshmi

The treason charges against Dr. Kizza Besigye have been dismissed by the constitutional court. Besigye will face President Museveni in the presidential election next year.

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Uganda: Most Free Elections?

Posted on May 10th, 2010 by rharshbarger

Tension built between the European Union and President Museveni today over next year’s elections.

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Latest Election News

Posted on March 16th, 2010 by ugandansabroad

It’s easy to fall behind on the latest election news-keep up with UA’s election guide. Today, journalist Rebecca Harshbarger tells you the latest on what the opposition has been up to.

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Government Sues CBS, Blames Radio Station for September Riots

Posted on February 18th, 2010 by ugandansabroad

More than six months after the riots, CBS is still off the air– and the attorney general says they must pay damages for inciting violence in the capital. CBS employees are suing the government for harming their livelihoods. Meanwhile, stations upcountry have refused interviews with opposition candidates, afraid of being taken off the air in a difficult media environment.

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Radio Stations Turn Off Besigye and Otunnu: Fear CBS-Like Shutdowns

Posted on February 11th, 2010 by ugandansabroad

Radio stations in Fort Portal, Karamoja and Pader have blocked Besigye from going on air, concerned with being shut down like CBS and other stations last September. Western Ugandan stations have also blocked UPC contender Olara Otunnu from the radio. What does this mean for press freedom in Uganda?

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