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Uganda: 3 lessons from the Ghetto President's by-election triumph - African Arguments

By the close of business last Thursday, Kampala was in an uproar. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu, a 35-year-old Ugandan musician-turned-politician better known as “Bobi Wine”, had won the parliamentary seat for Kyaddondo East. His landslide victory, with ...and more »

Identify me as a leader, not politician - Bobi Wine - New Vision

“I am not a politician, because the word 'politician' does not represent me," says MP-elect Robert Kyagulanyi. Bobiwineinterview 703x422. “I am not a politician, because the word 'politician' does not represent me," says MP-elect Robert Kyagulanyi. "If ...and more »

Bobi Wine shares meal with supporters - New Vision

At around 5pm yesterday, he joined the crowd, addressed them, danced with them, sung for them, and later served them with roasted meat amidst happiness. Bobiwineservingroastedmeattohissupportersinkasangatitradingcenterphotobyashrafkasirye 703x422. Bobi ...and more »

City lawyer mesmerized over Wakiso's support for Bobi Wine - New Vision

Sanyu said if the kind of support people of Kampala showed Bobi Wine was the same support geared towards fighting corruption in this country, it would be corruption free. Sanyupenelopegivingapresentationduringattheannualtransparencycamponfriday2 ...and more »

How 'Ghetto President' became real life MP - New Vision

For the last decade Ugandans have known two presidents: Yoweri Museveni, the country's long-time ruler, and musician Robert Kyagulanyi a.k.a. Bobi Wine, a.k.a. His Excellency the Ghetto President. But in a surprising turn the 35-year-old reggae star ...and more »

Singer Bobi Wine wins parliamentary seat in Uganda - SDE Entertainment News

Bobi Wine emerged as the winner after amassing a massive sweep to victory after garnering an overwhelming 25,659 votes out of about 32,000 votes cast. Wine who stood as an an independent ticket, defeated four other candidates, including President ...and more »

Uganda: Lessons and Opportunities For Change From Bobi Wine's Parliamentary Seat Victory - Black Star News

New Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu a.k.a. Bobi Wine addressing mammoth crowd. Photo--Facebook. [Letter From Gulu]. Last week, Kampala was awash with the news of reggae star Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu's a.k.a. Bobi Wine's landslide ...and more »

Why State House's Gertrude Njuba defied NRM to support Bobi Wine - NTV Uganda

The elderly Njuba and her daughter Stella Njuba who unsuccessfully vied for the seat in 2016, say they are proud of their new MP. Why state house's Njuba defied NRM for Bobi Wine. Info. Shopping. Tap to unmute. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try ...and more »

Robert Kyagulanyi win reflects voters' dissatisfaction with traditional party politics, say analysts - NTV Uganda

The sweeping electoral victory of musician Robert Kyagulanyi in the Kyadondo East by-election has been descried as historic and phenomenal by a number of political commentators. Robert Kyagulanyi win reflects voters' dissatisfaction with traditional ...and more »

Besigye says Bobi Wine win was a true reflection of the people's voice - NTV Uganda

Besigye says the election results are indicative of a shift from the voters belief in political parties to individuals whose message resonates with them. Besigye says Bobi Wine win was a true reflection of the people's voice. Info. Shopping. Tap to ...and more »