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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

"If opportunity closes the door, I will walk through the wall." POLITICS | KYADONDO EAST KAMPALA - Newly-elected Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, best known as Bobi Wine, has said he is not a politician, preferring to instead “be identified as a ...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 »

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

Penelope Sanyu, a lawyer working at Uhuru Institute said was left mesmerized by the overwhelming support the people of Kampala showed while voting local musician, Robert Kyagulanyi, commonly known as Bobi Wine. Sanyu said if the kind of support ...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 ...and more »

Bobi Wine shares meal with supporters - New Vision

Kyadondo East MP elect Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu on Saturday excited his voters in Kasangati trading center when he shared with them a meal of roasted meat out of a Bull that had been offered to him by Boda boda riders in the area. The Boda operators ...and more »

Bobi Wine, Reggae Star Wins Uganda Parliament Seat, Pays Tribute to Bob Marley - Black Star News

Hon. Bobi Wine, MP. Photo-Facebook. Crushing the ruling party's candidate, Ugandan reggae superstar Bobi Wine has been elected to Parliament in a landslide victory to represent the Kyaddondo East constituency, in a by-election. Mr. Wine, whose given ...and more »

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

Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has won a parliamentary seat in Uganda. 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 ...and more »

Uganda: MP Bobi Wine - Victory of the Oppressed - AllAfrica.com

On Thursday June 28, a by-election was held in the Kyadondo East constituency in Wakiso District. It was billed as yet another face-off between the ruling NRM party and the main Opposition party, the FDC, as these by-elections tend to be. The seat was ...and more »

Uganda: History, Politics of Kyadondo East - AllAfrica.com

Artiste Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, aka Bobi Wine, is the MP elect for Kyadondo East County. If we were in ancient Buganda, the period before colonialists came with their European administrative system, Bobi Wine would go by the title Kago w'e Kyadondo.and more »