Amanpour and Company

Uganda's Bobi Wine on Obstacles to His Presidential Campaign

Clip: 12/07/2020 | 2m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has been in power nearly 35 years -- longer than many Ugandans have been alive. In the beginning, Museveni won praise for bringing stability to the nation. But over time he tightened his grip on power and cracked down on dissent. With elections due in January, Museveni is facing an unlikely challenger: the pop-star-turned-politician of the people, Bobi Wine.

Aired: 12/07/20

Rating: NR

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