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Bobi Wine charged with disobedience, remanded until Thursday

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine has been remanded to Luzira Prison until May 2, 2019 after being charged with disobedience of statutory duty, an offence he committed in July last year.
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Uganda’s top court upholds ruling on extending president’s rule

Uganda’s supreme court on Thursday backed constitutional changes that allow long-ruling President Yoweri Museveni to extend his time in office.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni attends the High Level Consultation Meetings of Heads of State and Government on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Uganda’s ruling party endorses Yoweri Museveni for sixth-term run

Uganda’s ruling party has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni, 74, as its candidate in 2021 elections, which could see him seek a sixth term in office, a party resolution said Wednesday.
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Bobi Wine says he is ‘seriously considering’ running for president

Ugandan pop star turned MP Bobi Wine is making plans for a bigger political stage in the country and says he has launched a grassroots movement for young people aimed at challenging the country's long-time leader President Yoweri Museveni.
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Treason case stops Ugandan MP Bobi Wine’s UK travel

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, on Monday aborted his planned travel to United Kingdom (UK) to attend a parliamentary session debating the rule of law in Uganda.
Joy. Revellers cheer up Bobi Wine during the Enkuuka show to usher the New Year at Lubiri in Mengo, Kampala yesterday. Photo by Abubaker Lubowa

Bobi Wine criticises Yoweri Museveni at Kabaka’s New Year fete

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly name by his stage name Bobi Wine, used Buganda’s Enkuuka fete on Monday at Buganda’s Lubiri Palace to call on the youth to rise up against bad leadership.
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Uganda’s Bobi Wine supporters hold protest over banned concert

Supporters of singer-cum-politician Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine held a protest on Friday afternoon in Bugembe Town Council paralysing traffic on the Jinja-Iganga Highway.
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Uganda police under fire for blocking Bobi Wine music show

Police have come under fire from Uganda's opposition leader in Parliament Ms Betty Aol Ochan for blocking the Boxing Day Kyarenga music concert that was organised by Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi better known as Bobi Wine.
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Uganda police block Bobi Wine concert

A Boxing Day concert by Ugandan musician and fiery legislator Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine was hanging in the balance after authorities said it would not happen.
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Uganda’s popstar MP Bobi Wine ‘hiding’ from police after raid

Ugandan popstar turned opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine is in hiding after police raided a hotel he was staying in ahead of a concert, his lawyer said Sunday.
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Over 80 arrested at Bobi Wine’s Kyarenga concert

Police in Uganda have arrested more than 80 suspects from Bobi Wines’ Kyarenga concert, which was held at One Love beach in Busabala on Saturday.
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Ugandan activist Stella Nyanzi charged for insulting Yoweri Museveni’s mother

A Ugandan court has charged a controversial university lecturer for abusing President Yoweri Museveni and his late mother.
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Woman remanded for threatening to hit Yoweri Museveni with her genitals

After spending two months in police custody, the 21-year-old woman who allegedly recorded a video threatening to hit President Yoweri Museveni with her genitals if he didn’t release Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi from prison, has been remanded to Luzira Prison.
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Bobi Wine accuses Ugandan police of blocking concert

Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP Bobi Wine on Wednesday accused police of blocking him from holding a much anticipated concert this weekend.
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Uganda’s Bobi Wine ‘taken away’ by security officers

Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP Robert Kyagulanyi was taken away by security officers upon arrival at the country’s international airport Thursday, his wife Barbie told AFP.

Uganda accuses EU parliament of meddling in its internal affairs

Uganda’s government on Monday accused the European Union Parliament of meddling in its internal affairs after the legislator passed a resolution deploring the alleged torture of opposition politicians in the East African country.
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Ugandan MP relapses after being taken off life support machines

The number of medical specialists attending to Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake has been stepped up after he quickly relapsed upon being taken off life-support machines on Tuesday.

Uganda’s Museveni blames ‘external forces’ for opposition unrest

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has accused "external forces" of trying to foment trouble by funding his political opponents in a bid to undermine the country's image abroad.

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