Uganda: Online Guide to Presidential Elections 2011

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Uganda's Presidential and Parliamentary Elections will be held on 18 February 2011. The leading candidates for the presidential race are the incumbent President Yoweri Museveni of the National Resistance Movement (NRM), Dr. Kizza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and Norbert Mao who represents the Democratic Party (DP). An opinion poll funded by Deepening Democracy Programme, gives President Museveni 65 per cent. President Museveni has ruled Uganda since 1986.

This is our Online Guide to Uganda's Presidential Elections 2011.

President Yoweri Museveni:

National Resistance Movement (NRM)


Museveni Campaign Website

NRM Website

Museveni Facebook Fan Page

Museveni Twitter Account

Museveni YouTube Channel

NRM Manifesto


Dr. Kizza Besigye:

Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)


Besigye Campaign Website

Besigye Facebook Fan Page

Besigye Twitter Account

Besigye Blog

FDC Manifesto


Dr. Beti Kamya

Uganda Federal Alliance (UFA)


Kamya Campaign Website

Kamya Facebook Page

Kamya Twitter Account

Kamya Blog

UFA Manifesto


Norbert Mao

Democratic Party (DP)


Mao Campaign Website

Mao Facebook Page

Mao Twitter Account

Mao Blog

DP Manifesto


Dr. Olara Otunnu

Uganda People's Congress (UPC)


Otunnu Campaign Website

Otunnu Facebook Page

Otunnu Twitter Account

UPC Manifesto

Uganda Watch 2011:

Uganda Watch 2011 is a website created to provide Ugandans with a way to share their observations about elections and to provide comprehensive information about elections from a variety of sources. Citizens can SMS 6090 to report election abuses, ask questions, or praise individuals or groups that are contributing to a good election. Messages are reviewed and validated by a team of trained reviewers employed by the Democracy Monitoring Group (DEMGroup), the primary sponsor of

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