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Ugandan supporters of opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine protest his arrest and call for his release and an end to police brutality, outside the Ugandan High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The death toll from protests over the arrest of Ugandan opposition presidential hopeful and musician Bobi Wine has risen to seven, Ugandan police said Thursday, as a second day of demonstrations began. (AP Photo)

Uganda death toll after opposition leader's arrest up to 45

Nov. 24, 2020 5:40 AM EST

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The death toll from last week’s protests over the arrest of Ugandan opposition presidential hopeful and musician Bobi Wine has risen to 45, police say, with more than 800 people arrested. Police spokesman Fred Enanga told reporters on Monday that “our hearts go to the...

Ugandan security forces patrol on a street in Kampala, Uganda Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The death toll from protests over the latest arrest of Ugandan opposition presidential hopeful and musician Bobi Wine has risen to 16, police said Thursday, as a second day of demonstrations continued in the country's worst unrest in a decade. (AP Photo)

Death toll at 37 in Uganda unrest after Bobi Wine's arrest

Nov. 20, 2020 7:41 AM EST

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The death toll from protests over the arrest of Ugandan opposition presidential hopeful and musician Bobi Wine has risen to 37, police said Friday. This is the country’s worst unrest in a decade, and more is expected ahead of the election early next year. A weary-looking Wine...

A Ugandan supporter of opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine, wearing a face mask with the Ugandan national flag, joins others to protest his arrest and call for his release and an end to police brutality, outside the Ugandan High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The death toll from protests over the arrest of Ugandan opposition presidential hopeful and musician Bobi Wine has risen to seven, Ugandan police said Thursday, as a second day of demonstrations began. (AP Photo)

Death toll now 16 in Uganda's unrest after Bobi Wine arrest

Nov. 19, 2020 10:49 AM EST

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The death toll from protests over the latest arrest of Ugandan opposition presidential hopeful and musician Bobi Wine has risen to 16, police said Thursday, as a second day of demonstrations continued in the country's worst unrest in a decade. Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesman...

A person prepares to throw a rock during clashes between security forces and protesters supporting opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine, in downtown Kampala, Uganda Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. Protests have broken out in Uganda's capital after police arrested Bobi Wine, a musician and opposition politician who is seeking the presidency in next year's election. (AP Photo)

3 dead in protests in Uganda's capital as Bobi Wine arrested

Nov. 18, 2020 2:21 PM EST

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Police in Uganda said three people died and 38 were injured in protests that broke out on Wednesday in Uganda’s capital after police arrested Bobi Wine, a musician and opposition politician who is seeking the presidency in next year’s election. Wine’s supporters...

FILE - In this Thursday, May 2, 2019 file photo, Ugandan pop star and opposition politician Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, greets his followers as he arrives home after being released from prison on bail in Kampala, Uganda. Police on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 again arrested Bobi Wine, dragging him from his car and putting him in a police van, just after he was successfully certified as a candidate in next year's election. (AP Photo/Ronald Kabuubi, File)

Uganda police arrest Bobi Wine after presidential nomination

Nov. 3, 2020 11:47 AM EST

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police on Tuesday again arrested Bobi Wine, a popular singer and opposition presidential hopeful, shortly after he was successfully certified as a candidate in next year's election. Wine, who is bidding to unseat Uganda’s long-time leader, was dragged from his car by...

Supporters of Bobi Wine, a legislator whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, sit in the back of a police truck after being arrested, outside his campaign headquarters in Kampala, Uganda Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Armed police on Wednesday

Uganda police raid offices of presidential hopeful Bobi Wine

Oct. 14, 2020 1:28 PM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Armed police on Wednesday “besieged” the campaign headquarters of Bobi Wine, a pop star and politician who is seeking Uganda's presidency in elections set for 2021, an opposition figure said. Police confiscated items such as security cameras and supplies of red berets...