As Uganda targets a pop star rival, media under pressure

World 05/18/19, 04:37

Until recently the Ugandan pop star and opposition figure known as Bobi Wine could count on news crews trailing him. As his popularity grew in the past year, his activities were increasingly covered live by broadcasters satisfying public interest in ...

Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine is freed on bail

Africa 05/02/19, 08:52

Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine was freed on bail Thursday after spending three nights in a maximum-security prison.The lawmaker, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, is charged with disobeying statutory authority. He faces trial over staging a ...

Uganda faces pressure to probe 2016 massacre by military

Africa 11/27/18, 05:01

The United States and others are urging Ugandan authorities to fully investigate a military attack on a tribal king's palace two years ago that killed over 100 civilians and was widely condemned.At least 15 children were among the victims of ...

Ugandan pop star-politician performs 1st show since jailing

Africa 11/10/18, 16:07

Ugandan pop star and opposition politician Bobi Wine performed his first concert since he was charged with treason and jailed, a show of defiance Saturday punctuated by anti-government slogans and barbs aimed at the long-time president he is challenging.Thousands of ...

Update: Uganda’s pop star politician vows to fight on

Africa 09/20/18, 06:54

The Latest on Uganda's pop star politician (all times local):4:25 p.m.Uganda's pop star politician Bobi Wine is vowing to continue his fight for more freedom in the country "or we shall die trying."The singer whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu ...

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