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Bobi Wine – The Ghetto President from Uganda

In Uganda, this musician-turned-politician is hoping to change the future of his country by being the voice of the youth.

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Bobi Wine's house arrest has been deemed unlawful by a Ugandan judge. It remains to be seen whether the military will oblige by the court order.
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3 Feb 2021
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16 Mar 2021
Security forces reportedly surrounded the opposition leader's house after taking him there. Wine had called for protests against the crackdown on his supporters.
12 May 2021
Yoweri Museveni's less-than-stellar democratic and human rights record has caused increasing anger abroad. But allies in the West seem loath to upset a regime which has contributed toward stabilization in the region.
15 Jun 2021
An environmental activist in Uganda has made defending the Zoka Forest his life, despite receiving death threats from illegal loggers. He speaks to communities and has managed to covert a few loggers into activists.
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After civil war forced Samuel Dhol Ayeun to flee South Sudan as a teenager to neighbouring Uganda in 2013, memories of watching friends die of preventable diseases due to inadequate medical care inspired his goal of becoming a doctor.
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