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Oxford, United Kingdom: Kizza Besigye’s Son Becomes President of the Oxford Union

Anslem Besigye, a student at Oxford University, won his bid to become president of the Oxford Union, one of the most prestigious debating societies in the world.

Antlem Besigye and a friend at Oxford University.

Oxford Union is one of the most prestigious debating societies in the world.

His mother, who is the Executive Director of charity Oxfam International, tweeted about her son’s victory:

Anthlem and Mum Winnie Byanyima Besigye.

He followed his father’s footsteps by running to become president of one of the most prestigious university debating societies in the world, the Oxford Union.

To aid his campaign, Anslem Besigye has released an election video, which has already been viewed more than 50,000 times on Facebook.

“I plan to hold public exhibitions on hot burning issues and current events. This is a great way to drum up attention for the team and to practice for exhibition rounds,” he pledges in the video.

Physics Lecture room of Oxford University.

His father Dr. Kizza Besigye has been under house arrest since the country went to the polls on February 18, accused of plotting to incite Ugandans to hold mass protests over the election results.

Long serving leader Yoweri Museveni was declared winner of the presidential election which was highly disputed by the opposition.

Besigye Anthlem son of Uganda’s FDC opposition leader Col Dr Kizza Besigye.

Another opposition leader Amama Mbabazi went to court to contest Museveni’s re-election but the East African country’s highest court ruled that the poll result was fair.

Oxford University in the picture.

By Robert Muriisa.

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Daniel muyimbwa highskul rupper - 15/04/2016 saa 04:22

As ugandans we vere angry of museven's behavious of cheating our votes because me am an fdc mobiliser in makerere but every one says no to museven's lead.

- 15/04/2016 saa 04:10

Am a supporter to col.besigye but what i see in our country uganda is that of 80's.so let god bless dr.besigye to become a president because ugandan people loves him

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