ROBERT KYAGULANYI

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

Latest

Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world