Zimbabwe's opposition MDC meets to elect leader
Zimbabwe's main opposition this weekend is expected to elect Nelson Chamisa as its next president at its first congress since the death of its revered founder, Morgan Tsvangirai. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is likely to elect Chamisa unopposed, boosting a party plagued by infighting since Tsvangirai's death and battered by an election defeat.…
Uganda's popstar MP 'hiding' from police after raid
Ugandan popstar turned opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine is in hiding after police raided a hotel he was staying in ahead of a concert, his lawyer said Sunday.
Uganda's Pop Star Bobi Wine Charged With Treason
Uganda on Thursday filed treason charges against pop star-turned-MP Robert Kyagulanyi shortly after prosecutors dropped accusations of illegal weapons possession against him, in a case that has prompted an international outcry. The Chief Magistrate Court in the northern town of Gulu ordered Kyagulanyi -- stage name Bobi Wine -- to be held in custody until…
Ugandan police shoot driver, arrest singer-turned-politician
Ugandan musician and opposition lawmaker Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, was arrested Tuesday after an incident in which security officers shot his driver dead, a police spokesman said.