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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. "If opportunity closes the door, I will walk through the wall." POLITICS | KYADONDO EAST KAMPALA - Newly-elected ...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

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 »

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 »

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 »

What Bobi Wine's win means for Uganda - New Vision

In his victory speech, the new Member of Parliament (MP) for Kyadondo East Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert a.k.a Bobi Wine said; “This 29th day of June marks a turning point in the politics of our country! History has been made. The people of Kyadondo East ...and more »

I can't blame Bobi Wine's music failure on his wife, Bebe Cool - Uganda Online

When Bobi Wine fans attacked Bebe Cool for not congratulating the Kyadondo East MP elect, they involved Zuena and this is what made Bebe Cool to respond on Bobi Wine's latest achievement. Bebe Cool had it rough with Bobi Wine fans. "It would be wrong ...and more »

Bobi Wine wins the Kyadondo East parliamentary seat - Uganda Online

Bobi Wine won in all polling stations ending up with 77.7% of the total votes cast. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine is the new Member of Parliament for Kyadondo East after garnering 77.7% of the vote. Bobi Wine got 25,659 ...and more »

Honorable Kyagulanyi responds to Bebe Cool - Uganda Online

Bobi Wine is the in thing right now. Radio and TV stations, blogs, newspapers and social media platforms are all trending with Bobi Wine who amazed everyone including rivals in his Kyadondo East landslide victory. The ruling party, NRM, was equally ...and more »