Uganda’s famed pop star and lawmaker, Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly referred to by his stage name Bobi Wine, has been named a 2019 Global Thinker by theForeign Policy magazine.
The magazine named him under the 10 thinkers in its Activism And The Artssection of its annual list.
It described him as a rallying point for the youth and fight for dignity of the poor.
It chronicled Bobi Wine’s headaches over 2018 as he led protests against a social media tax.
He got arrested, claims torture in detention before he struggled to be allowed to seek medical attention in the United States.
He is currently facing charges before a magistrate court.