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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

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Indians Look to Rebound from Friday Loss as Plutko Makes First Start of 2019

first_img Related TopicsAdam PlutkoIndiansOrioles 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 Loedecenter_img Friday night the Indians bats went silent as they were defeated by the Orioles by a final of 5-1. Jefry Rodriguez threw 6.2 innings, but allowed two big hits, a solo homer and a three-run shot that spelled doom.Saturday afternoon at 4:10pm the Tribe and Orioles go at it in game three of their four-game set, as rookie left-hander John Means (5-3, 2.33 ERA) goes for the Orioles against Adam Plutko for the Tribe.Plutko will get the call up for the first time this season from Triple-A Columbus, allowing right-hander Shane Bieber to start the series finale on an extra day’s rest.It doesn’t seem to matter how good Plutko throws, the offense has to be more like Thursday when they scored 14 runs, than Friday when they scored a run and managed three singles. The Indians enter play Saturday at 23-20, the Orioles are 15-29.Here’s today’s starting nine for Cleveland. Francisco Lindor SSJason Kipnis 2BCarlos Santana 1BJordan Luplow LFJose Ramirez 3BCarlos Gonzalez RFRoberto Perez CJake Bauers DHOscar Mercado CFAnd the Starting Nine for Baltimore. 2B Jonathan VillarLF Dwight Smith Jr.DH Trey Mancini1B Chris DavisCF Stevie Wilkerson3B Rio RuizC Pedro SeverinoRF Joey RickardSS Richie Martinlast_img read more