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People Power Deputy Leader to focus on grassroot mobilisation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly appointed Deputy leader of the People Power Movement has said she will focus on building grass-root support. Dr. Lina Zedriga Waru, a renowned activist was unveiled on Wednesday as Deputy to Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, also known as Bobi Wine. …

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Bobi Wine picks Dr. Zedriga Lina Waru as deputy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has today named veteran women’s rights activist Dr. Zedriga Lina Waru as his deputy. She was unveiled today by People Power President Robert Kyagulanyi. “Comrade Zedriga is a distinguished activist, lawyer and university lecturer. She is a retired judicial officer, author …

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US Department pins Uganda on human rights violation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda is again in the spotlight for gross human rights violations according to the 2019 country report on Human Rights Practices. The report was released by the United States (U.S) Department of State on Wednesday March 11, 2020. Michael R. Pompeo, US Secretary of …

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Makindye court grants journalist Moses Bwayo bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makindye Magistrates court has granted bail to Moses Bwayo, a journalist. Bwayo and eight others were remanded to Luzira Prisons on charges of unlawful assembly.  The others are  Shafik Ssengendo, Josca Kagabane , Mayumunah Nakamya, Shaphra Rukundo, Lillian Namulongo, Juliet Nakayiza,  Emmanuel Gashumba. Bwayo …

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EC to decide on Bobi Wine’s failed consultations

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission is to decide the next course of action following the botched consultative meeting by the Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine. Responding to questions from journalists in a meeting with members of the Inter Religious Council of …

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Bobi Wine’s lawyers challenge constitutionality of charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Defense team of Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine and four others have asked court to halt proceedings against their clients, saying the charges against them contravene the Constitution. The others are David Lule, Julius Katongole, Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu …

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Bobi Wine to resume consultations next week

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu alias Bobi Wine is set to resume his nationwide consultations on his presidential ambitions on Monday next week.  The “People power movement” leader told journalists on Thursday morning that he is ready to consult with the population in his bid to unseat …

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Can Bobi Wine structures survive state machinery before 2021?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The hour of reckoning for the Kyandondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has probably come a full seven months before the whistle for the 2021 presidential elections is even blown. When he turns to look behind, people he had …

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