Bobi Wine in Kenya to inspire the Youth

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Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine will be leading a delegation of young Ugandan Members of Parliament to Kenya this Moi Day, Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 for a five day official visit.
Moi Day is a public holiday in Kenya. Celebrated on October 10, it honored former Kenyan President Daniel Moi

The visit is in response to an invitation extended by Secretary General of the Kenya Young Parliamentarians Association ‘’ out of profound respect for Bobi Wine role he is playing in inspiring young people across the continent.’’



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The ‘Bobi effect’ combined with ‘People Power’ pressure group continues to sweep through Uganda. In the recent by elections, Bobi Wine’s support with that of other Opposition leaders has seen two FDC party members win hotly contested by-elections in Rukingiri and Jinja, Bugiri and Arua municipalities
‘‘During Bobi Wine’s stay in Kenya, we will collectively engage with various stakeholders to advance youth agenda with Africa democracy. The purpose of the visit is to initiate, development of linkage between like minded youth leaders across the continent with the view of improving youth participation in democracy’’ Hon. Babu Owino, MP Embakasi East MP told journalists on Wednesday.



He added: over the five day visit, we will engage university community, civil society organizations, Young grass root leaders among others.
The current political sands in Africa are steadily shifting towards the youth. In South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, young Opposition politicians are rising to challenge the status quo.

Africa has the youngest population in the world, with a median age of 19.5. But the continent has the world’s oldest leaders, with an average age of 62. Incumbents are clinging on well past their sell-by date.




The youth across the continent are rising up. Julius Sello Malema of South Africa under the Economic Freedom Fighters party (EFF) against the African National Congress (ANC); and Nelson Chamisa, acting president of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) against Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF).

The youth across the continent are rising up. Julius Sello Malema of South Africa under the Economic Freedom Fighters party (EFF) against the African National Congress (ANC); and Nelson Chamisa, acting president of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) against Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF).

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