Kyadondo East member of parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has been named among the top 100 foreign policy Global thinkers 2019
According to the editors of foreign policy Magazine, Bobi wine was listed in the activism and art category is among the people who have been influenced in the past year thinkers.
The site wrote “Uganda firebrand and singer tuned 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 Ugandans soldiers attempted to silence wine in August 2018 first beating him brutality 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”
Bobi wine upon hearing this good news he runs straight his Social Media platforms and shared his feelings
” I am humbled that the small we do for our country and our people appreciated by world such recognition reaffirms that ours is not a wrong cause ,it only encourages to carry on, confident that we are on the right side of history indeed when this struggle is over, as people we shall wear Victor’s crown in the new Uganda”
Agency is set to release the full list on January 22nd, 2019
The last Ugandan to receive this honor was veteran journalist Andrew Mwenda in 2019
Of recent Hon, Robert Kyagulanyi was also named the personality of the year 2018 basing on the popularity and his efforts to remove president Museveni from power