Colonel Dr Kizza Besigye

Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has stormed the outskirts of Kampala, heading to Makerere University where he is scheduled to address a rally.
Earlier in the morning police, after firing tear gas canisters to disperse the crowds, had restricted Dr Besigye’s moves in the city and ‘escorted’ him back to his home in Kasangati.
But as afternoon closed in the retired Colonel, backed by massive chanting crowds, was in Wandegeya, heading to the university. he is also expected to campaign in the Central Business District. including at the Kisekka and Nakasero Markets.
Since his nomination in November last year, Besigye has campaigned on a platform of ‘defiance’, after he said his votes have been stolen twice in the past elections of 2001 and 2006.

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