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Uganda comms regulator orders social media shutdown ahead of vote

The vote will come after one of the bloodiest campaigns in years, as veteran leader Yoweri Museveni seeks a sixth term against popstar-turned-MP Bobi Wine

A playlist for pan-African integration

‘Music is the weapon of the future,’ said Fela Kuti. If so, Africa’s leaders need to arm themselves —and these are the songs they should start with

Uganda police arrest pop-star MP Bobi Wine, teargas supporters

Having already been detained a number of times, the singer who looks set to challenge President Museveni in the 2021 elections has been arrested

The best of the M&G’s Africa coverage in 2019

This is a selection of the best stories published in the newspaper’s Africa section this year, in no particular order

Bobi Wine, live in concert

This is the show that the Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni, does not want you to see

How Uganda is using old and new laws to block activists on social media

There is a strong framework of international laws and conventions that defend free speech, but Uganda continues to limit freedom of expression

Uganda’s popstar MP Bobi Wine to contest 2021 presidential vote

Wine, 36, entered Parliament in 2017, and has emerged as a leading critic of President Museveni

Uganda: One year of social media tax

The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups

Ugandan police detain Bobi Wine: sources

Bobi Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, was scheduled to perform Monday but the much-anticipated show was cancelled by police

Uganda’s ruling party endorses Museveni for sixth-term run

Museveni, who seized power at the head of a rebel army in 1986, once said leaders who 'overstayed' were the root of Africa's problems

Uganda presidential age limit challenged in court

A Bill removing the limit was signed into law in December 2017 after a chaotic passage through parliament that saw MPS engaging in fisticuffs

Uganda’s popstar MP ‘hiding’ from police after raid: lawyer

Kyagulanyi is among the most prominent critics of Uganda's longtime President Yoweri Museveni

Bobi Wine: ‘The writing is on the wall in Uganda’

Ugandan MP and musician Robert Kyagulani, aka Bobi Wine, writes that a united Uganda is snubbing the regime’s divide-and-rule strategy

Africa is urbanising fast – and its leaders are struggling to adapt

Expanding cities will fundamentally change politics on the continent

Bobi Wine’s unlikely hero

Wine has been tortured —although President Yoweri Museveni has dismissed these reports as 'fake news' —and earned a treason charge for his troubles

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