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Ugandan Bobi Wine launches new party ahead of Uganda polls

Ugandan opposition MP Robert Kyangulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has launched his National Unity Platform party ahead of next year’s general elections. Bobi Wine said the party will be the political wing of his People Power Movement. The party symbol is
July 22, 2020

‘Uganda army to crush Bobi Wine’s People Power’

Uganda’s Justice Minister Kahinda Otafiire has said the country’s army will crush politicians using the “People Power” slogan to “disorganise the country” The slogan is used by opposition politician Bobi Wine, a musician-turned-politician, to rally support against President Yoweri Museveni’s government. Bobi
October 30, 2019

Bobi Wine formally declares run for presidency

Ugandan pop star turned leading opposition figure Bobi Wine has announced at a meeting of his People Power movement that he will run for president. He unveiled a team that will run his 2021 presidential election campaign. His popularity among Uganda’s youth
July 24, 2019

Uganda’s Bobi Wine attacks president Museveni on Social Media

P Bobi Wine has given a written statement to the press days after his return to the country, criticising “extrajudicial killings” and calling for “those who torture and maim our citizens” to be brought to order. He also accuses Uganda President Yoweri Museveni
September 24, 2018

Violent protests rock Uganda’s capital over Bobi Wine

The Ugandan security forces were deployed in the capital Kampala to stop sporadic protests over the arrest of Robert Kyagulanyi – a musician and opposition lawmaker popularly known as Bobi Wine. Demonstrators burned tyres, threw stones and erected roadblocks, while soldiers and
August 20, 2018

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