Robert Kyagulanyi, a 36-year old pop star and reggae musician turned legislator, is widely seen as posing a significant challenge to the Ugandan president.
Uganda on Wednesday banned rallies to welcome a prominent opponent of President Yoweri Museveni home from the United States where he received treatment for injuries he said were sustained during torture by security forces.
An opposition Ugandan lawmaker was charged with treason on Thursday over his alleged role in the stoning of President Yoweri Museveni's convoy this month.
The bloodshed stained Kenya's second presidential election in three months, worsening a fractious ballot that has been boycotted by opposition leader Raila Odinga and polarised east Africa's flagship democracy.
The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) met full and diverse range radio communication spectrum needs for Qatar as it issued a total of 4,059 spectrum licences in 2016, up by 145% from 1,654 licences in 2015.