How Bobi Wine rates among Ugandan artists gone anti-establishment

How Bobi Wine rates among Ugandan artists gone anti-establishment

While events to mark 50 years of Uganda’s political independence, were going on, two prominent theatre companies, Afri-Talent and Bakayimbira Dramactors wrote and staged a play; ‘The State of the Nation’ (Ejjirikiti), which was an indictment of the government for its failure to curb corruption and sectarianism among many other ills. The play attracted the […]

The dark arts of Uganda security, immigration target Bobi Wine’s ex communications guru Whitehead

The dark arts of Uganda security, immigration target Bobi Wine’s ex communications guru Whitehead

Ugandans have always valued a good fable or a catchy proverb. Increasingly, however, those stories are under the control of professional tale weavers in the form of strategic communications agencies. It’s only in the last decade that the world’s public relations leaders have opened offices on the continent, and they are still trying to figure […]

Grenades thrown at Bobi Wine’s home in Magere

Grenades thrown at Bobi Wine’s home in Magere

A team of detectives are sweeping the home of Kyadondo East MP Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine in Magere, Wakiso District after blasts on Tuesday morning reportedly a hurled at his house targeting his son’s bedroom Bobi Wine is among the faces who have been looked at to be one of the faces of the red robin campaign […]

Bobi Wine to Museveni: ‘800,000 Ugandans died because of your gun’

Bobi Wine to Museveni: ‘800,000 Ugandans died because of your gun’

After being released from Police detain, Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has spoken out again against plans to lift the age limit. Here is the full statement My muscles ache, my joints feel dislocated, the pain in my neck from the strangling is unbearable, my head hurts so bad ,my whole body […]

Bobi Wine officially Kyadondo East MP

Bobi Wine officially Kyadondo East MP

An entourage of bodaboda riders ( motorycycle taxis) have taken to the street to escort afrobeat musician Robert Kyagulanyi better known as Bobi Wine who has been sworn in as a member of parliament. He was sworn in by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga at the parliament’s building in Kampala. The Speaker gave Wine […]

Bobi ‘Macron’ Wine defeated Museveni, Gen. Muntu and Besigye

Bobi ‘Macron’ Wine defeated Museveni, Gen. Muntu and Besigye

After his release from a brief detention on the last day of official campaigns, Robert Kyagulanyi ( popularly known by is stage name Bobi Wine) agreed to shift his last campaign rally to a different venue, according to him, to avoid a ‘presidential embarrassment.’ This was because President Yoweri Museveni had taken to the same […]

PHOTOS: Police fires at Bobi Wine supporters in fight over pre ticked ballots in Kasangati

PHOTOS: Police fires at Bobi Wine supporters in fight over pre ticked ballots in Kasangati

There is heavy police deployment at Kasangati Resort Centre following claims by supporters of Robert Kyagulanyi that there is vote-rigging taking place there. A huge crowd has gathered outside the hotel insisting that the place be opened and checked. Kyagulanyi’s supporters say that boxes of pre-ticked ballot papers, in favour of NRM party candidate Sitenda […]

Bobi Wine shows how ‘he is stronger than Besigye’

Bobi Wine shows how ‘he is stronger than Besigye’

Unity and renewal is what both the rival Form for Democratic Change (FDC) affiliated candidates are promising, but they offer very different paths to get there. Shunned by his party and friends-  Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine – and embattled FDC flag bearer Apollo Kantinti are already revolutionising Kyadondo East constituency and Ugandan politics. They […]

‘A war of the people of Kyadondo’ firebrand Bobi Wine speaks out as hunt for votes begins

‘A war of the people of Kyadondo’  firebrand Bobi Wine speaks out as hunt for votes begins

Six candidates have been nominated for the Kyadondo East parliamentary by-election in Wakiso district. The seat fell vacant after the Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the High Court decision nullifying the election of Apollo Kantinti. Court ruled that there was non-compliance with election rules during the February 18, 2016 elections, including disfranchising the […]