Letter from True Ugandan Opposition to Dr Besigye

What you need to know:

  • Such a spoiler! Can you imagine Besigye has stuck to that flattery and lives by it as he invented Opposition in Uganda? Just recently, we thought he was done for, that he was going to live the rest of his life quietly like Bidandi Ssali and Olara Otunnu are doing, only to see him pop out again like some stubborn stain or fowl tick clinging on the eyebrows of a broiler.

Someone once borrowed from Gletkin’s advice to the Young Turk Ivanov and said this of Besigye: “The son of Kifefe is made of a certain metal that becomes stronger the more you hit it.”
Gletkin and Ivanov were speaking about Rubashov in the world’s most prophetic novel, Darkness at Noon (Arthur Koestler).

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