Why Bobi Wine is a pain to Yoweri Museveni and Kizza Besigye

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  • Mr Kyagulanyi was later cornered, reportedly hiding in a ceiling.
  • He was beaten then whisked away to an army barracks where the beating continued.

  • On Thursday, Mr Kyagulanyi appeared before a military court in Gulu, where he was charged with offences related to gun possession, the army confirmed in a statement.

  • The Court Martial remanded him until August 23.

As musician-turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, lies at the Makindye military prison near Kampala, where he has been detained, talk has shifted to the impact the 35-year-old is having on Uganda’s politics, having burst onto the scene only a year ago after winning the Kyadondo East by-election last June.


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