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Musician turned politician, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi commonly known as "Bobi wine" (C) waves to his supporters in a suburb of Kampala on June 29, 2017. 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 -- who was just three when Museveni took power at the head of a rebel army -- on June 29, won a landslide victory in a city by-election to become the country's newest lawmaker. STRINGER / AFP

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