Bobi Wine also known as known as Robert Kyagulanyi and Kyandondo East Member of Parliament has been named among the top 100 foreign policy global thinkers of 2018.
According to foreignpolicy.com, Bobi Wine who was listed in the activism and arts category is among the people who have been influential in the past year: thinkers and doers 40 and under.
foreignpolicy.com posted “Uganda’s firebrand singer-turned-politician grew up poor in Kampala. Today, he represents a section of the city as a member of parliament. Bobi Wine, born Robert Kyagulanyi, has rallied Uganda’s youth by arguing against a proposed social media tax and fighting for the dignity of the poor. Ugandan soldiers attempted to silence Wine in August 2018, first beating him brutally and then bringing him to trial for treason in a military court, although he is a civilian. Wine recovered, picked up attention in the international media, and his “people power” campaign continues, undeterred,”
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