Young African musicians becoming politicians: Are they really interested in political change, or just looking to get rich quick? #77percent discussion with DW's Jane Nyingi, Wanjiku Mwaura and Isaac Mugabi.
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Host:Jane Nyingi/Wanjiku Mwaura
In this interview with "The 77 Percent", musician-turned-opposition leader Bobi Wine explains why the African youth are the drivers of political change and his hope for the future.
We meet young farmers in Eswatini accusing their king of stealing their land and ruling with impunity. And we talk to people in Uganda about their reluctance to enter politics and get opposition figure Bobi Wine’s input.
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.
Presidential candidate Bobi Wine has tweeted that he is "under siege" and that the military entered his home. This comes hours after Wine disputed partial election results showing President Yoweri Museveni in the lead.
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