Wednesday, 16 January 2019
UGANDA: Will Museveni's Bebe Cool succeed where Gen. Saleh' Brian White failed?
WILL BEBE COOL SUCCEED WHERE BRYAN WHITE FAILED???
Uganda's military dictator's Muhoozi Project (a scheme to have his son Gen. Muhozi succeed the presidency) suffered a setback following the coming in the political scene of a more youthful and popular musician, Bobi Wine.
The Kyadondo East constituency legislator, shot to the limelight when he proved to be a rallying point for the majority youth who also happen to be eyed by the Muhoozi Project.
First, it was Museveni's young brother, Gen. Saleh who propped up the mysteriously wealthy socialite, Bryan White who initiated a number of economic empowerment schemes targeting the urban youth.
Despite his uncontrolled dishing out of cash, Bryan White made little headway. He was viewed as a kind of Mafia. The final blow came when he got involved in a series of scandalous conducts like repeatedly shooting and injuring Ugandans with impunity.
Bryan White proved no match for Bobi Wine as the latter's rating was on the rise both locally and internationally. When toilored schemes to intimidate him through trumped up treasonous charges did not help either. That is when Museveni opted to personally step in by bringing on board another famous singer, Bebe Cool.
Bebe Cool who has made no pretence of his membership to the regime, is now the new kid on the block whose sole task is to neutralize the influence of Bobi Wine more among the youth. Museveni very well knows that the issue is not Bobi Wine or Bebe Cool; the youth who are the most affected victims of his 33 years of his military dictatorship are just desperate for change of leadership.
For Museveni, it is not that he is relying on the endorsement of the youth if he is to have his son succeed the presidency. His son's presidential bid is already catered for by the vital military constituency. His major worry is that Bobi Wine may mobilize the youth to take the direction of the Arab Spring.
INFORMATION IS POWER AND THE PROBLEM OF UGANDA IS MUSEVENISM