In Uganda, the 38-12 months-previous musician turned politician Bobi Wine – his true title is Robert Kyagulanyi – is seeking the presidency. Wine hopes to oust Yoweri Museveni, seventy six, who has been in business because 1986. Museveni, who took electrical power soon after the slide of the dictator Idi Amin, is recognized for bringing balance to the location and for supporting manage the HIV crisis. But he also has a prolonged heritage of making use of violence against his political opponents, and Wine is no exception. Around the system of his campaign, Wine has been beaten and frequently detained in November, his bodyguard was killed in an assault on his motor vehicle.
The freelance reporter Samuel Okiror describes why the country’s youth are rallying behind Wine, and assesses no matter if the challenger has a true possibility of taking business.
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