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Uganda’s Bobi Wine charged with ‘annoying’ President



Ugandan pop star and presidential aspirant Bobi Wine has been charged with intending to “alarm, annoy or ridicule” President Yoweri Museveni.

Bobi Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, has also been charged with inciting violence after being accused of calling on his supporters to physically harm the president.

The singer denies the charges.

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They relate to a rally last year when Mr Museveni’s convoy was allegedly stoned by opposition supporters.

Bobi Wine is already facing a treason charge over the incident, and is currently out on bail.

If convicted, he, along with 35 others charged with him, could face a sentence of up to life imprisonment.