Why Bobi Wine is causing discomfort to Museveni, Besigye


By CHARLES M. MPAGI
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As musician-turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine lies at the Makindye military prison near Kampala, where he has been detained, talk has shifted to the impact the 35-year-old is having on Uganda’s politics, having burst onto the scene only a year ago after winning the Kyadondo East by-election last June.

Mr Kyagulanyi stands in the middle of archrivals Yoweri Museveni, 73, and longtime challenger Dr Kizza Besigye, 62, causing significant discomfort to both.

How the MP has succeeded in inserting himself into the centre of Uganda’s politics has taken many by surprise.

His music background and images of a younger Bobi, a cloud of smoke drifting past his blazing red eyes below a dreadlocked head in the Kamwokya ghetto to which he assigned…

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