“Nothing and nobody can stop the People Power Revolution” Bobi Wine
Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known by his stage name Bobi Wine, radical leader of the Uganda civil right and political movement, People Power on Sunday met with Julius Malema leader of the Economic Freedom Fighter.
Malema a radical Pan Africanist is popular for his sarcastic but forthright character, his guest a rapper turned a politician is described as The Twist in Uganda political circle, currently confronting the dictatorial regime of a long-time dictator, Museveni who has being in power for 33 years.
Bobi Wine will lead the People Power Movement in the 2021 elections in Uganda.
Mr. Wine has been in South Africa since last week, to receive the Africa Freedom Award and had equally held music shows in Capetown and Johannesburg.
Not much has been revealed apropos the meeting of the two giants.
However, in a post published on his official Facebook page, Mr. Bobi wine informed his audience that he was “…very pleased to meet with comrade Julius Sello Malema, founder and leader of South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). I conveyed my gratitude to him for personally standing with me and speaking out when I was brutalized by the military last year.”
Bobi Wine and the People Power Movement have faced a lot of prosecution in the hands of M7 and was quick to appreciated in the same message, the constant show of solidarity by the EFF “I also appreciated him and the EFF for continuing to speak out against the injustice and oppression meted out on the people of Uganda, including recently when they put out a statement condemning the brutal violence visited on the students of Makerere University by the military”
Mr Bobi Wine went further to disclose that, issues of mutual interest to South Africa and Uganda were discussed particularly on Revolution and infamous Xenophobia in South Africa. While calling on the youth to take ownership of the continent, Bobi has this to say “The young people of Africa must get involved in shaping the destiny of their countries”
Malema has no since made any public comment about the meeting.