Uganda Kizza Besigye’s son has won president of the Oxford…

first_imgAnslem 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.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 his victory: 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.His father Dr. Kizza Besigye has been under house arrest since the country went to the polls on February 16, 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.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.last_img read more


Preview: Carlos Carrasco Looks to Get the Indians a Series Win Today Over the Rays

first_imgCLEVELAND – The Indians fell Saturday night as fans seemed more interested in the sight of new Tribe third basemen Josh Donaldson in the dugout than the product on the field.Blake Snell and the Rays were able to pull out a 5-3 win after the Indians were up early 2-0, but then Snell, who has been the best player on Tampa’s roster this season, settled in and threw well in shutting down the Indians offense the rest of the way.Jason Kipnis homered in the 9th to make it a two-run game, but the Indians would get no closer as Shane Bieber suffered the loss as the starter for the Tribe.Today it’s a rare 4:10pm Sunday first pitch, with Carlos Carrasco looking for win 17 for the Indians against Diego Castillo at Progressive Field.Here’s a look at today’s game with a quick preview.Time: 4:10 p.m.Starting Pitchers: Diego Castillo (3-2, 3.73) vs RHP Carlos Carrasco (16-7, 3.38)TV: STOOnline: MLB TVRadio: WTAM 1100am, Indians Radio Network Pages: 1 2 3 4 Related TopicsCarlos CarrascoDiego CastilloIndiansRays Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE. Matt Loedelast_img read more