Why is Museveni having sleepless nights over Bobi Wine’s wife Barbie?

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni the current president of the republic of Uganda who has been in office for over 34 years after capturing power in 1986 in war which ended the regime of Apollo Milton Obote.

In 1995, the parliament of Uganda established the Uganda constitution which gave mandate to Ugandans to elect their desired president every after 5 years, and the first elections which were held then were won by Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and served as the first democratically elected president of the republic of Uganda upto 2001 when his term ended.

Uganda went into another elections in which a new emergency of a political opponent of Museveni, Dr. Kizza Besigye who was the state minister for internal affairs.


After emerging as the new political opponent of Museveni in 2001, Besigye accumulated a lot of support from the people after the role played by his wife Winnie Byanyima.

After realizing what Byanyima could do, Museveni decided to get a job for Winnie Byanyima and She has served as the director of the Gender Team in the Bureau for Development Policy at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) from 2006.

Why Museveni is in Panic over Barbra Itungo Kyagulanyi 

Barbra Itungo Kyagulanyi alias Barbie a wife to the prominent political opponent Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert alias Bobi Wine a presidential candidate who is expected to become the 10th president of Uganda if voted by Ugandans on 14th January of next year 2021.

Barbie has on different occasions escorted her husband on his rallies most especially in Western regions campaigning for him to be voted by the westerners to get the top sit of the country.

Being born from ankole region, Bobi Wine doesn’t get much difficulty to campaign as he uses his wife to campaign for him because she is from the Western region. For so long, the regime has been framing Bobi Wine as a tribalistic saying that if voted he is to chase all the Banyankore from the city of which Bobi Wine just presents his wife as a sign of unity between different tribes.

Museveni for so long has been getting massive support from the Western, and this time round it’s a different story as it has been witnessed that Bobi Wine was welcomed by the westerners  as the crowds stormed on the road side as he was campaigning in Western regions.


Frank Fremer is a seasoned journalist, blogger and political analyst for over a decade in Uganda

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  1. I wish GOD made my fr wiz eyes, ears & reasonable minds to 1st see hw extremely messed up he has been while in his 34yr ruling, hear all what he has been upto & final sit down & confess his mind of all da above of unrightioussness then I ‘ld hv glorified da MIGHTY GOD in & of all times for His fear creature my fr. Beyond No Doubts. ###NUP MUST WIN & surely has WON THE 14.01.2021, gen elections. RESPECT, LOVE, GLORIFY. PRAISE. THANK & APPRECIATE in all aspects to da GOD AMILGHTY for great mercy upon ugandans thru long awaiting positive change in ruling power & thru da CHOSEN SON, H:E ROBERTO KYAGULANYI SENTAMU. & Hi resp’ & appreciation to da 1st lady BARBRA ROBERTZ for her fear & massive support & care thru out dis war struggled power against da WICKED DICTATOR,……JAH LOVE.


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