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Uganda: Online Guide to Presidential Elections 2011

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Uganda, Elections, Politics, Technology

This post is part of our special coverage Uganda: Walk to Work Protests [1].

Uganda's Presidential and Parliamentary Elections [2]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 [3]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 [4]2011.

President Yoweri Museveni:

National Resistance Movement (NRM)


Museveni Campaign Website [5]

NRM Website [6]

Museveni Facebook Fan Page [7]

Museveni Twitter Account [8]

Museveni YouTube Channel [9]

NRM Manifesto [10]


Dr. Kizza Besigye:

Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)


Besigye Campaign Website [11]

Besigye Facebook Fan Page [12]

Besigye Twitter Account [13]

Besigye Blog [14]

FDC Manifesto [15]


Dr. Beti Kamya

Uganda Federal Alliance (UFA)


Kamya Campaign Website [16]

Kamya Facebook Page [17]

Kamya Twitter Account [18]

Kamya Blog [19]

UFA Manifesto [20]


Norbert Mao

Democratic Party (DP)


Mao Campaign Website [21]

Mao Facebook Page [22]

Mao Twitter Account [23]

Mao Blog [24]

DP Manifesto [25]


Dr. Olara Otunnu

Uganda People's Congress (UPC)


Otunnu Campaign Website [26]

Otunnu Facebook Page [27]

Otunnu Twitter Account [28]

UPC Manifesto [29]

Uganda Watch 2011:

Uganda Watch 2011 [30] 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 Ugandawatch2011.org.

This post is part of our special coverage Uganda: Walk to Work Protests [1].