Uganda Decides | Museveni or Bobi Wine? | The Stream on Al Jazeera

Posted January 11, 2021 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Uganda Elections ~ 1,021 views


Both Kyagulanyi (a popstar who is more popularly know by his stage name Bobi Wine) and Amuriat have been subjected to violence from security forces while on the campaign trail. Amuriat’s car was allegedly shot at by a police officer on January 7 and he was arrested while campaigning on January 10.

Wine, thought to be Museveni’s strongest challenger, has been arrested and wounded several times during the campaign and one of his bodyguards was killed after being run over by a military vehicle in December. Wine briefly suspended his campaign after members of his team were wounded following clashes between his supporters and security forces.

Wine has filed a formal complaint with the International Criminal Court asking that Museveni and other high-ranking government officials be investigated for human rights violations. On this episode of The Stream we are joined by Wine spokesman Joel Ssenyonyi and government spokesman Ofwono Opondo to discuss Uganda’s future and who should lead the country into it.

Source – Al Jazeera Live Stream

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