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BOBI WINE SAGA: Government responds to U.S. Embassy Kampala

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The government of Uganda has responded to the U.S. Embassy Kampala statement on the Bobi Wine Kyarenga xtra concert saga.

In a statement released by Media Center today, government acknowledged that everyone has rights and freedoms that they not leaving out politicians and musicians.

The statement, however, confirmed that Bobi Wine’s case is special and will be treated as such. Below is the full statement.

‘Indeed government of Uganda respects rule of law and constitutionalism which guarantees freedom of assembly expression and movement. And expects all leaders to abide by these standards and cooperate with law enforcement officers in the conduct of their activities. Save for one artiste, all artistes in Uganda enjoy the freedom of performance and the media platforms are as free. Equally all politicians enjoy free access to these media platforms.”

The statement was signed by Ofwono Opondo, the Executive Director Uganda Media Centre.

Bobi Wine final rally in Gayaza

On Easter Monday, musician Bobi Wine was slated to hold his Kyarenga xtra concert at Busabala beach. The singer turned politician was told in writing hours to the concert that he had failed to adhere to some of the guidelines set by security hence stopping the concert.

Bobi Wine and his promoters spent the better part of Monday morning in running battles with the Police. In one of the fights, Bobi Wine was seen in a video, seated in his car with his security and promoters as police broke in using batons and gun butts.

He was later captured and taken to his home where he has been under house arrest. In a statement, he called for mass protests against police. This prompted the U.S. Embassy Kampala to intervene.


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Rwandans ask Salvado To Apologize for Genocide Joke

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Over the week, a video of Salvado’s standup performance went viral. It was one of his most creative jokes to-date about different airlines and their themes.

On one of the jokes about Rwanda Air, genocide was mentioned as one of the topics air hostesses can’t miss.

Now Rwandans have picked that up and taken offence. They have given Salvado an ultimatum to apologize. But he is not about to allow.

On his Twitter profile, he says those offended are missing the humour. The Rwandans insist the 1994 Genocide against the tutsi is not something to joke about.



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MC Mariachi, Maureen Nantume Banned from the US For 10 Years

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Comedian MC Mariachi and Maureen Nantume are some of the entertainers that were deported by the US Government in a weekend sweep.

The two are accused of performing in the United States without a work permit. According to authorities, the two falsified their reasons fof travel. “They had a tourist visa yet were performing in the states,” our source tells us.

The United States has thus barred them from travelling to the US in the next 10 years. “Their passports were stamped with the words ‘no entry till 2029’.



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Bebe Cool Defeats Bobi Wine in Hoima

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Bebe Cool must be the happiest man after declaring victory against Bobi Wine in the recently concluded Hoima elections.

Bebe Cool’s Candidate won with 52% while Bobi Wine’s candidate trailed with 42%.



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