Uganda plans restrictions on artists

Supporters of Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine chant slogans outside his home after he arrived from the U.S. in Kampala, Uganda September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mukasa/Files

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda’s government is proposing regulations including vetting new songs in a move critics say is aimed at discouraging negative comments about the authorities who are rattled by the popularity of pop star Bobi Wine. The 36-year-old singer turned opposition politician, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, has amassed a large following among […]

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