Ssentamu with stage name Bobi Wine’s activism emerged from his music, which carried strong political messages long before he sought public office.
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Uganda’s political parties gathered to talk on growing criticism among opponents of longtime President and growing political repression in the country.
Ugandan pop star and opposition politician Bobi Wine performed his first concert since he was charged with treason and jailed.
Uganda’s security forces are under scrutiny after a video surfaced showing plain clothed officers brutally beating and arresting a civilian on the street.
Protests have rocked Uganda since last year, when the government amended the constitution to abolish presidential age limits for President Yoweri Museveni.
Coming amidst the recent backdrop of troubles in the country, Museveni’s strongly worded warning is one of the more revealing moments that we’ve seen of how he avoids isolation.
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine has confronted Uganda’s ambassador to the United States about Wine’s recent arrest and alleged torture.
Grave concern over reports of Ugandan security forces abuses and excessive force against lawmakers and journalists, State Department official said Monday.
The purpose of Ugandan democracy activist and parliamentarian Boby Wine’s meeting with Representative Sherman was to petition Trump to stop funding the repressive Ugandan Military.
The Bobi Wine trial is a showdown of how the Ugandan regime is flaunting democracy. Wine is being dragged from one court to another for opposing Museveni despite his parliamentary immunity.