Bobi Wine: ‘I fear getting killed’

Bobi Wine: ‘I fear getting killed’

Kyadondo East MP But Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has said he is concerned about his safety after surviving what he believes was an attempt on his life last August when his driver was shot dead in his car following an incident in which protesters threw stones at the president’s motorcade. “I live […]

Police now ignoring me, says Bobi Wine

Police now ignoring me, says Bobi Wine

Musician turned politician, Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi better known as Bobi has expressed concern about the delay by Uganda Police to respond to a notice about several upcoming music shows during the Easter Weekend. Addressing the media in Kampala today, Bobi Wine said he submitted the required letters to Police headquarters in Naguru a […]

Bobi Wine: I am a free Ugandan

Bobi Wine:  I am a free Ugandan

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, who returned on Thursday says he the right to move freely in the country. He spoke atop a vehicle to the huge crowd of his supporters who were not allowed to meet him at the airport. Addressing supporters at his home in Magere, Wakiso district, Hon. Kyagulanyi […]

Senior Kabaka ally, MPs strategise way forward with Bobi Wine at Lubaga Hospital

Senior Kabaka ally, MPs strategise way forward with Bobi Wine at Lubaga Hospital

A section of Members of Parliament sitting on the Human Rights committee and former Buganda Kingdom Premier Dan Muliika have Wednesday afternoon visited Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi a.k.a Bobi Wine at Lubaga Hospital. Led by the Committee Chairperson Jovah Kamateeka, MPs including Kampala Woman MP Nabilah Naggayi, Kilak South MP Gilbert Olanya, Bulamogi County […]

How MP Kyaluganyi and 11 others were freed on a ‘non-cash’ bail

How MP Kyaluganyi and 11 others were freed on a ‘non-cash’ bail

Gulu High Court has granted bail to four MPs and 8 other suspects who were arrested on August 13th for participating in election campaign violence in Arua in which President Yoweri Museveni’s motorcade was allegedly attacked. Those granted bail include MPs Robert Kyagulanyi, Gerald Karuhanga, Paul Mwiru, Arua MP Elect Kassiano Wadri, as well as […]

Bobi Wine to face Military Court today

Bobi Wine to face Military Court today

Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine is expected to re-appear before the general court martial today on charges of  unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition. Police allege they discovered firearms in his hotel room in Arua. Last week the army court sitting in Gulu charged the legislator in a quiet session […]

Bobi Wine’s driver was not shot near hotel, was driven there by security while bleeding

Bobi Wine’s driver was not shot near hotel, was driven there by security while bleeding

The proprietor of Pacific Hotel in Arua where Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi and others were brutally arrested has claimed  that security operatives, mostly Special Forces Commandos stole property belonging to customers and beat up clients. Special forces Commander Brig. General Don Nabaasa (pictured up) could not be reached for a comment. Mr. Luigi Candia […]

UCC silent as Kyadondo East MP’s Togikwatako” song ‘incites violence’

UCC silent as Kyadondo East MP’s Togikwatako” song ‘incites violence’

Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has surprised with a sharply political new track. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) in 2016 secretly asked broadcasters not to dare play Wine’s song, Dembe on their airwaves. Indeed, by last evening, some social media users were tweeting that news about the ‘ban’ had driven them to […]

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 […]

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