ISAAC OTIDI AMUKE documents the rise of the “Ghetto President” who has become a person of particular interest to the Ugandan state. By ISAAC OTIDI AMUKE
President Museveni successfully thwarted political opposition until Bobi Wine came along and posed a formidable challenge to the ageing leader’s ambitions. By ERIASA SSERUNJOGI
Bobi Wine’s rise signals the beginning of Uganda’s move beyond a politics defined by the fear of a return to its traumatic history. By ABDULLAHI BORU HALAKHE
Bobi Wine’s celebrity status, his street cred and his articulation of youth grievances through music, have made him a potent threat to Yoweri Museveni’s administration. By...
The rise of Bobi Wine is being propelled by the historically unwise imposition of taxes that hurt Uganda’s poor. By A.K. KAIZA
Despite the reality of worsening oppression and impoverishment, Uganda’s donors continue to project an image of ethical support for President Yoweri Museveni’s government. By MARY SERUMAGA