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Bobi Wine, Zaake receive heroic welcome in Hoima amidst tight security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kyandodo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi wine and his Mityana Municipality counterpart, Francis Zaake have received a heroic welcome in Hoima town amidst tight security. Hundreds of people welcomed the duo in a procession at Butema trading center about 5km from …

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Heavy security deployment as Bobi Wine, Besigye head to Hoima

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heavy deployment of security personnel in Hoima town and its surroundings ahead of a planned visit by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine. The legislator is expected in the area to launch a campaign by Asinasi Kamanda Nyakato, …

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Police hunt driver for knocking Fire Base artiste

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Metropolitan police have launched a hunt for a diver who knocked and injured a member of the Fire Base crew belonging to Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine. Abubaker Mugisha alias Babuman aka First Suspect was moving on a Boda Boda …

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Museveni’s electoral reforms

Why opposition shouldn’t expect President to drop winning strategy Kampala, Uganda | AGATHER ATUHAIRE | Since Attorney General William Byaruhanga tabled before parliament the government proposed electoral reforms on July 26, attention has been on how opposition parties will react to them. Presentation of the proposed reforms is, on paper, a …

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ANALYSIS: Zigy Wyne death

Bobi Wine, police and Kiwani 2021 Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE |“Kiwani” in Kampala street-speak means “something fake.” Musician Bobi Wine coined the word in 2007 as the title of his song that won that year’s award for best Afro beat single. Twelve years later, Bobi Wine (real name Robert …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: The Zigy Wyne death

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Zigy Wyne death: ‘Kiwani’ in Kampala streetspeak means “something fake.” Musician Bobi Wine coined the word in 2007 as the title of his song that won that year’s award for best Afro beat single. …

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Police struggling to obtain CCTV footage on Ziggy Wine death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are still struggling to access footage from a Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) camera at Mulago Hospital, showing how musician Ziggy Wine was admitted to the facility. Ziggy Wine, a member of Fire Base Crew, succumbed to injuries allegedly sustained in an accident along the …

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Kyagulanyi bids farewell to Kyadondo East voters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has asked his electorate to find another capable leader to represent them in the 11th parliament. Kyagulanyi told mourners at the memorial prayers for his late driver, Yasin Kawuma in Lusanja in …

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