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Uganda's pop star MP 'taken away' by security officers

Uganda's pop star MP 'taken away' by security officers

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 bans rallies by supporters of opponent of Museveni

Uganda bans rallies by supporters of opponent of Museveni

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.

Ugandan lawmaker remanded in custody on treason charges

Ugandan lawmaker remanded in custody on treason charges

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.

3 killed in Kenya as protests prompt partial vote delay

3 killed in Kenya as protests prompt partial vote delay

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.

Turkey starts trial of 30 newspaper employees

Turkey starts trial of 30 newspaper employees

Thirty journalists and newspaper executives from a Turkish newspaper which was shut down last year went on trial yesterday, facing life sentences over charges that they had links to a failed coup attempt.

CRA: Demand for spectrum licences increases by 145%

CRA: Demand for spectrum licences increases by 145%

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.