Ugandan singer and presidential hopeful says he is under house arrest

FILE PHOTO: Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine addresses a news conference at his home in Kampala, Uganda September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Newton Nambwaya/Files

KAMPALA (Reuters) – A Ugandan pop singer and lawmaker seeking to challenge veteran President Yoweri Museveni at the next election said on Tuesday he had been placed under house arrest, as the U.S. government criticised what it called authorities’ “heavy-handed” use of force against citizens. Police and military personnel used teargas and water cannon on […]

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