Bobi Wine

Origin : Uganda
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Styles : Bongo Flava
Official Site : Bobi Wine
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News about Bobi Wine

[Fahamu] His soaring popularity comes from his strong repertoire of protest music that forcefully speaks truth to power. If Bobi Wine's new body of artistic work has a singular thrust, it is that people can fully enjoy their inalienable rights only for as long as they are willing to fight for them. It is a battle he is prepared for in any way possible, including exchanging punches if need be.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-12-08 10:49:22.0
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Following his defeat in the Forum For Democratic Change (FDC) presidential elections, Maj.Gen Mugisha Muntu will outline his future plans in a press briefing today.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-11-29 07:07:33.0
[Monitor] Kampala -Police blocked Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine from holding music concert in Kiryandongo District on grounds that he did not notify them.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-11-21 08:28:34.0
[Observer] Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has sued the Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander, Frank Mwesigwa and government for cancelling his music shows.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-10-20 07:49:04.0
[Independent (Kampala)] Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine on Thursday rushed to the Civil Division of the Kampala High Court to challenge a ban imposed on his musical shows by the Uganda Police. He says he has lost sh300 million as a result of the ban.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-10-20 07:37:44.0
[Monitor] Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine has sued government and Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Frank Mwesigwa after police banned him from performing at live music concerts.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-10-19 12:18:05.0
[Monitor] Police have stopped Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine from performing at live music concerts until investigations into his conduct at recent events are completed.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-10-18 13:33:35.0
[Observer] Your Excellency, once again I thank you for the humility and democratic spirit that allows you to respond to people like Bobi Wine (Robert Kyagulanyi) that you would ignore without losing anything.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-10-16 08:57:02.0
[Observer] Mr President, I read your recent rant about the uninformed and arrogant way in which MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and his group behaved at the Mandela Memorial day at Makerere.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-10-13 08:47:01.0
[Observer] In a feat of pure excitement, in one of his victory speeches, singer-cum-politician Bobi Wine (Robert Kyagulanyi) thrilled his sweetheart, Barbie, that he will not die before making her first lady.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-10-06 13:48:35.0
[Fahamu] Ugandan dictator Yoweri Museveni is on the warpath against leaders and citizens who are resisting his attempt to rule the East African nation for life. One of those targeted is outspoken popular musician-cum-politician Kyaluganyi Ssentamu a.k.a Bobi Wine, who recounts here recent threats to his life.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-10-06 13:44:14.0
[Observer] Dragged by plainclothes soldiers out of parliament last week, Kyadondo East MP ROBERT KYAGULANYI SSENTAMU aka Bobi Wine has appealed to speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga to use her position to save the country from a life presidency.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-10-06 13:16:41.0
[Monitor] Kampala -Immigrations office is to search the office and home of the former communications personnel for Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu alias Bobi Wine.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-10-06 13:16:22.0
[Independent (Kampala)] In the thick of Uganda's current political tensions, artists from across Africa and the diaspora have come to Kampala for a "Your Music Your Voice" 2017 event to collaborate and discuss their common goal of advocating for social justice in their respective countries.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-10-04 13:46:29.0
[Independent (Kampala)] Music and politics will come together in Kampala on October 3rd and 4th at the "Your Music, Your Voice" event.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-10-04 11:48:54.0
The MPs say they were targeted because they oppose the scrapping of the presidential age limit.
Source : BBC News | 2017-10-03 12:59:08.0
[Monitor] Kampala -After being hosted on Al Jazeera television last evening, Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Mr Robert Kyagulanyi Sssntamu popularly known as Bobi Wine has spoken out on what he feels about what happened in Parliament on Wednesday.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-09-29 16:59:47.0
[Monitor] Television personality Ms Justine Nameere has accused Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine of reckless driving and "showbizzing" following Tuesday's events at Parliament.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-09-28 09:14:01.0
[Monitor] Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine has, in yet another missive attacked President Museveni and NRM Members of Parliament who on Tuesday passed a motion to table a Private Members Bill to amend Article 102 (b) of the constitution to allow the President to lead Uganda beyond 75 years of age.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-09-14 15:58:48.0
[Monitor] Gulu -Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine on Friday received heroic welcome from hundreds of his fans in Gulu Municipality.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-08-07 08:32:46.0
[Observer] You have seen him at political rallies and big church pulpits, or on WhatsApp shares, energetically praying and waving his hands during ministry.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-08-04 07:46:54.0
[Monitor] Kampala -A supporter of new Kyadondo East MP Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, who says police injured his testicles and penis, has sued government.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-27 08:45:29.0
[Observer] "From the ghetto to Parliament", hundreds of posters and placards announced as Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine drove to parliament and took oath as one of Uganda's most decisively elected MP.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-24 08:13:51.0
[Monitor] After all the excitement of [Ghetto Republic president] Bobi Wine's sensational victory in the Kyadondo East parliamentary race, and all the comments about how it represented an anti-establishment youthful revolution, President Yoweri Museveni finally weighed in. The gist of Museveni's argument was that youth (biology) is not the big thing in politics, but ideology. Young people (he listed several in Uganda's history) had come to power and made a mess of it, despite their youth.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-19 08:21:37.0
[Observer] When Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu also known as Bobi Wine announced his intention to run for the Kyadondo East constituency, the news was received with a mixture of excitement and apprehension.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-14 10:26:33.0
[Observer] Robert Kyagulanyi was one of the various guests invited for the event hosted by ambassador Deborah Malac at the US Embassy in Kampala to celebrate the United States 241st Independence anniversary.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-13 08:52:58.0
[Monitor] Kyadondo -Kyadondo East newly-elected Member of Parliament and popular musician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu a.k.a Bobi Wine will Tuesday be sworn in at Parliament.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-11 09:51:03.0
[Observer] Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine has never trended before like he is doing these past weeks.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-07 08:35:20.0
[Observer] Last Thursday, June 29, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine was elected Member of Parliament for Kyadondo East.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-06 10:30:16.0
[Observer] Yes, Bobi Wine got a seat in Parliament and the memes are out in full swing with one target: Bebe Cool.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-06 07:30:19.0
[Observer] Amir Yasin Kaggwa, the Imam of a mosque in Luzira/Butabika, was arrested by suspected security operatives at Port Bell in Luzira on June 5, 2017.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-05 10:34:13.0
[Observer] My friend Imam Kasozi is a renowned public intellectual and community worker. A development anthropologist and university professor, Kasozi is often involved in humanitarian work such as helping disaster-affected communities in different parts of the country whenever calamity strikes.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-05 10:33:38.0
[Monitor] Kampala -Police have asked the newly-elected Kyadondo East MP, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu aka Bobi Wine to work with them to promote security in his constituency.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-05 09:38:29.0
[Monitor] The undisputed landslide victory of Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, aka Bobi Wine, has raised many views on what really drives voters and what they expect their representatives to do in Parliament. One person argued that Bobi Wine's victory has already done what the voters wanted him to do - show the political establishment that it is out of touch with reality and the people are tired. Thus his mere presence in Parliament will always convey that message even before he says anything.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-05 09:21:13.0
[Monitor] As it should, the victory of musician Bobi Wine (Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu) in the Kyadondo East by-election has caused a lot of excitement. Running as an Independent, Bobi Wine, the president of the 'Ghetto Republic', beat the ruling NRM juggernaut, and the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), which tends to be the political powerhouse in and around Kampala.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-07-05 07:15:16.0
[Observer] Both have leanings to the Democratic Party (DP) but Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has roundly denied speculation that he supports Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine's bid to become Kyadondo East MP.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-06-26 11:39:38.0
[Observer] My friend called me to Kamwokya to sign as a witness to the land he had bought. The transaction was being made at a bar.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-06-18 10:26:47.0
[Monitor] I was a senior political writer at The New Vision about the time Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu retired from the UPDF. As would be expected, I sought an exclusive interview with him; and he offered it.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-06-17 08:18:30.0
[Monitor] Wakiso -As the Kyadondo East Member of Parliament by-election looms large, political campaigns are on and the tough race has attracted six candidates-all jostling for the Parliamentary seat.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-06-09 09:25:13.0
[Monitor] Songster Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu popularly known by his stage name as Bobi Wine has been nominated to contest for the Kyadondo East Parliament seat.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-06-01 07:42:04.0
[Monitor] Kampala -One of the contestants in the Kyadondo East constituency by-elections has sued fellow aspirant and singer Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu a.k.a Bobi Wine and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Gen Kale Kayihura.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-05-29 13:27:00.0
[Observer] APOLLO KANTINTI was until last week the MP for Kyadondo East. A member of FDC, he lost his seat after the Court of Appeal concurred with an earlier High court ruling to the effect that the Electoral Commission failed to conduct the election in accordance with the law.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-05-08 10:39:13.0
[Monitor] Kampala -Until yesterday, renowned local singer Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi popularly known by his stage name as Bobi Wine, had kept people guessing on whether he will at one time join politics or not.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-04-27 11:22:41.0
[Monitor] Wakiso -Popular local artiste Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has petitioned Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II over his demolished piece of land in Busabaala, Wakiso District allegedly by Mengo officials.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-04-14 07:07:20.0
[Observer] Below is a statement by Buganda kingdom signed by Noah Kiyimba, the minister of Information, Protocol and kingdom spokesman on the demolition of singer Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine's structures at his One Love beach in Busabala.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-04-12 07:23:30.0
[Monitor] Buganda Kingdom officials have asked popular local artiste Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine to restrain family members from threatening the Kingdom's employees over a recent land wrangle.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-04-11 14:02:19.0
[Monitor] Wakiso -Popular local artiste Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has criticised the demolition of a parking facility and a road leading to his famous One Love Beach in Busabaala, Wakiso District allegedly on Mengo orders.
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-04-10 07:25:54.0
[New Times] Miss Ines-Ruhengeri called off
Source : AllAfrica | 2017-03-24 06:26:42.0