- He further expressed his appreciation for the recognition.
- The nomination comes a few days after Bobi Wine rallied Kampala residents to protest against poor road infrastructure.
A documentary by Uganda's Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine, titled ‘The People’s President’ has received a nomination at the 2024 Oscars.
Academy Awards popularly known as the Oscar is the most famous and prestigious award in the filmmaking industry both domestically and internationally.
The Uganda Opposition leader took to his X to share the big news with his online family.
"Big News: Our film #BobiWineThePeoplesPresident which showcases General @KagutaMuseveni’s brutal regime and the resilient citizens pushing back, has been nominated for Best Documentary in the Oscars," he said.
"It is such a humbling moment to see the Ugandan story make it to the Academy Awards- the most prestigious and significant awards in the world. Today the fight for democracy in Uganda and around the world lives on. Thank you for this recognition."
He further expressed his appreciation for the recognition.
The nomination comes a few days after Bobi Wine rallied Kampala residents to protest against poor road infrastructure.
"The cowardly military and police have surrounded our home and put us under house arrest, but the protest is on. Fix our roads! Free Political Prisoners! Free Uganda!" the musician-turned-politician said on X.
Besigye also shared photos of a security barricade to his home and captioned the images saying, "Barricaded at home by the cowards! No turning back; we deserve better."
Despite not being present at the protests, Wine managed to whip a number of his supporters into holding the demonstrations.