Ugandan opposition Bobi Wine formally launched his presidential bid for the 2021 election, calling the country’s longtime leader a dictator.
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Dozen Ugandan media outlets says they will reassign senior journalists in response to government complaints over coverage of Bobi Wine.
The Ugandan singer and legislator known as Bobi Wine has vowed to continue using music to denounce longtime President Yoweri Museveni.
As World Press Freedom Day was celebrated, media houses in Uganda were being targeted over coverage of an opposition figure’s appearance in court.
Ugandan opposition lawmaker Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as the singer Bobi Wine, was arrested Monday and charged with unlawful assembly.
A Ugandan pop singer and lawmaker seeking to challenge veteran President Yoweri at the next election said on Tuesday he had been placed under house arrest.
Ugandan police fired teargas to disperse supporters of popular musician and lawmaker Bobi Wine after they gathered at a beach resort near Kampala.
Uganda says it will consider giving asylum to Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir, who was deposed by his country’s military last week.
Members of parliament from Uganda’s ruling party are backing President Museveni’s attempt to win another term, as adopted at their meeting late Sunday.
Ssentamu with stage name Bobi Wine’s activism emerged from his music, which carried strong political messages long before he sought public office.