Uganda's Laws On Music Not Aimed At Bobi Wine - Govt
Gender minister Peace Mutuuzo has denied claims that the proposed regulation on artists and music is targeting Bobi Wine, arguing that the regulations are meant to "streamline the industry and protect local artists". The proposed regulation requires artists to register with the Gender Ministry, submit their works for approval and documentation, secure a valid practicing certificate for performance and stay clear of illegal drugs.
Independent (Kampala), 23 January 2019
The proposed regulation on artists and music is not in any way targeting Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine, according to the Gender, Labor and Social Development State… Read more »
Uganda's musician and lawmaker Bobi Wine on stage at his Kyarenga concert on November 10, 2018 (file photo).
Monitor, 17 January 2019
The government through the Ministry of Gender has moved to tighten regulations for entertainers, drawing condemnation from a cross-section of them. Read more »
Monitor, 7 December 2018
Police have dismissed claims by singer-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, that it had blocked his music concerts scheduled to take place in different townships… Read more »
The popular singer-cum-MP has accused the police of blocking him from holding a concert scheduled for this weekend. The police claim that the organisers did not make proper ... Read more »