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    WE WANT BOBI NOT MONEY: Kyagulanyi Makes Heroic Entrance To Mbale After A Scuffle-Filled Day With Police.



    Several locals were left injured, and others unconscious as security operatives were prompted to fire teargas and live bullets in Mbale City to disperse rowdy supporters of Bobi Wine ahead of his campaign meetings as he seeks to keep his presidential bid alive.

    The National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate, real name Robert Kyagulanyi, was forced to abandon his official vehicle which was blocked by a giant police truck.

    Bobi Wine painted Mbale City Red, as he made a mega entry into the Mbale City with a huge crowd chanting his name.

    Earlier attempts by Police to disperse his supporters by firing teargas did not yield much results, as the charged youth continued to run around the city chanting Bobi Wine’s name and NUP slogans in anticipation of their dear presidential candidate’s campaign rally.

    “We Want Freedom. We Want Bobi Wine Not Money,” the crowd uniformly chanted, cheered on by the principal himself.

    On his way way to Mbale, Police had momentarily blocked Bobi Wine’s convoy at Buheri Bridge, Buyobo Sub County in Sironko District, demanding that he makes way back to Mafudu Primary School as initially planned, according to the official arrangement.

    Bobi Wine, who was already behind time however preferred to instead skip the local meeting to make it in time to the mega meeting arranged in the city center, so he justifiably defied Police orders, and teargas was used to disperse his supporters who became raged with fury at Police blocking their candidate.

    “You are breaking the law, you know that I am a presidential candidate doing what I am supposed to do. You should respect the people let us go,” Bobi Wine pleaded, in a standoff with Police in Sironko District.

    The Mbale Municipal Stadium where Bobi was slated to hold his rally had tents of about 200 prepared, but no sooner had the NUP Presidential candidate made his entrance to the venue, than the rowdy crowd forced way inside, bringing down the main entrance of the stadium.

    Bobi Wine started his day with his wife Barbie Itungo and other supporters to a venue in Kumi where he addressed residents.

    “I didn’t come with money. Wait for Mr Museveni he will give you the money. Eat it because it is ours after all but vote for us to make sure our money is not used to buy our conscience so he continues to torture us. We are many and those soldiers you see believe in us. They will join us only when we are organised. We can do this,” Bobi Wine asserted.

    By Baron Kironde



    NUP’s Bobi Wine And PFT’s Besigye To Observe Elections In Kenya…



    L-R: NUP SG Rubongoya, Bobi Wine and Besigye in Kenya

    National Unity Platform (NUP) president Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine and People’s Front for Transition (PFT) boss Dr. Kizza Besigye have been chosen among the 36 election observers ahead of Kenya’s elections.

    Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe is leading the Brenthurst Foundation’s upcoming election observer mission for the Kenyan national elections which are due to take place on 9th, August.

    Among the delegates selected from Uganda is Dr.Kizza Besigye, Robert Kyagulanyi, NUP General Secretary, Lewis Rubongoya and Ms. Elone Natumanya.

    Hailemariam noted that, “The 36 persons delegation, accredited by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) which includes political leaders and policy makers from around Africa, will be in Kenya from 5th-11th August and will be stationed in groups in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Uasin Gishu.”

    He added, “Democratic processes, participatory governance, peace and security on the African continent have come a long way in recent years but have also suffered a number of setbacks.”

    “Our hope is that in Kenya, we see the best democratic processes in action which are consistent with the objectives of Agenda 2036, the Africa we want, which speaks to “an Africa of good governance, democracy, respect for human rights, justice and the rule of law,” he maintained.

    The Brenthrust Foundation’s director, Dr.Greg Mills also contended that the Brenthrust foundation is committed to strengthening economic growth in Africa, in part through identifying and sharing best practice, given the continental correlation between democratic conditions and long-term development performance.

    “We look forward to playing our part in ensuring that kenya’s election election proceeds smoothly, fairly and free from upset.”


    By Kalamira Hope


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    FDC Boss Narrates How Former Kampala Legislator Nabilah Played 3 Top Politicians In 24 Hours…



    Former Kampala woman MP Nabilah (L) and Kira Municipality MP Semujju Nganda (R)

    Maverick Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) spokesperson and also Kira Municipality Member of Parliament (MP) Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda has revealed how former Kampala Woman MP Nabilah Naggayi Ssempala played 3 top politicians within a period of 24 hours.

    Ssemujju narrated that Nabilah used her beauty very well to capture the three men’s attention to fulfill her goal of winning the 2016 parliamentary seat.

    “I’m telling you Nabilah is a superwoman, she met president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni early in the morning at State House Entebbe, later in the evening she was with John Patrick Amama Mbabazi, who by then was a political enemy to President Museveni, the next morning she was with Dr. Kizza Besigye who was a political enemy to Museveni and Mbabazi by then,” he said.

    He divulged that when Dr. Besigye appointed him to his select team that had to accompany him to Namboole stadium for his nomination as presidential candidate, Nabilah was not in his plans because he was briefed with evidence that she was with Museveni and Mbabazi.

    He was also told that Nabilah was an operative sent by Museveni’s camp.

    Ssemujju revealed that he was very surprised to meet Nabilah seated close to Dr. Besigye the next day.

    He said that he tried to forcefully evict her from sitting near Besigye but he was advised that he was brewing trouble for himself.

    He insisted that most of the politicians in Uganda are like prostitutes without principles to stand on.

    He added that it is the reason why in 2021, Nabilah was with NUP’s Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu and she was fronted to contest against Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago.

    He narrated that right now, he knows that there are a number of politicians who are fighting tooth and nail to make sure that there is no cooperation between Dr. Besigye and Bobi Wine because they think that that if these two opposition heavyweights cooperate, some MPs will lose their political seats.

    Nabilah was not reached for a comment because she did not pick our phone calls.

    Nabilah recently suprised court when he testified against her husband Isaac Ssempala Ssebagala before the High Court Commercial division over a debt she ate from Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba who wants to take their family house for failing to pay back his money.

    It is alleged Nabilah got the money without the consent of her husband but now wants her husband to pay or surrender the house to Baryamureeba.


    By Sengooba Alirabaki


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    We Are Not Welcoming You To A Bed Of Roses But War Front; NUP’s Bobi Wine Assures DP Members Who Defected To NUP…



    National Unity Platform (NUP) president, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has assured members who have run away from Democratic Party (DP) to join NUP that what they have joined is not a bed of roses but a war front.

    Kyagulanyi made these remarks during a press conference, yesterday at their new headquarters in Makerere Kavule.

    Speaking to multitudes, Bobi Wine re-echoed that Makerere Kavule is going to be the headquarters of the next president of Uganda.

    Bobi Wine further revealed that as people in Karamoja are dying of hunger and those in Mbale are perishing because of the poor environment, President Museveni is spending roughly Shs.1bn a day.

    He disclosed, “Recently they have used parliament to steal Shs.207bn of taxpayers money and given it to whites.”

    “Billions of moneys are stolen and given to people we don’t understand. For example, if they tell you about Pinetti, she is not there, that is Museveni.”

    He warned, “Museveni is not going to help you, my brothers, you are on your own so that is why whenever we meet I have to tell you these things.”

    Among the members who left DP for NUP included; former DP contestant for Rubaga South MP seat Nassolo Euginia, Muwonge, Ramathan Lukwago among others.

    “We are revolutionaries, our mission is not just to be a political party, our mission is to remove the dictator and to remove him now.” Bobi told the defectors.

    “What we are welcoming you to is not a bed of roses, we are welcoming you to war. Welcome to the war front,” he asserted.

    Bobi Wine clarified that other political parties are not their enemies.

    “Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) is not our enemy, JEEMA, Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) and other parties. Our only enemy is Museveni and all those who support him.”

    Bobi contended that not even National Resistance Movement (NRM) is their enemy because they are also being oppressed.

    He further urged people to support all those whose intention is to pull down the dictator (Museveni) regardless of where they belong.

    Kyagulanyi however advised people to discriminate all those who are supporting the dictator regardless of whether they are in NUP or not.

    He also urged people to stop relying on leaders who have betrayed them.

    He told his supporters to brace themselves for what is coming next because Museveni wants to leave the Libya way, Sudan way and Sri Lanka way.


    By Kalamira Hope


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