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Three arrested after rapper Gravity Omutujju shot

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people have been arrested in connection to the shooting of Gilson Wabuyu alias Gravity Omutujju, a popular rap artist. The artist was shot at LK Pump Fuel station around 10pm on Wednesday night in Bukuya town in Kassanda District. Amon Mukasa, a resident …

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‘Gov’t regulations on music not aimed at Bobi Wine’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 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 Minister. Recently, government published a set of regulations targeting artists and the music industry. The proposed …

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Zuma’s plan to record album angers S.Africa opposition

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s plan to record an album of apartheid-era struggle songs sparked off a political row Thursday as opposition politicians slammed the project as a taxpayer-funded waste of money. Zuma, ousted from power last year amid multiple fraud scandals, is …

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Austria celebrates 200 years of beloved carol ‘Silent Night’

Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria | AFP | Austria has something special to celebrate this festive period as it marks 200 years since the first performance of one of the world’s most beloved Christmas carols, “Silent Night”. Celebrations of the anniversary will culminate with a special December 24 performance of “Stille …

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Anti-Kabila rapper abducted in DR Congo: father

Bukavu, DR Congo | AFP | A rapper critical of outgoing President Joseph Kabila was abducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern city of Bukavu overnight, his father told AFP on Sunday. Akim Bufole Corneille, 26, was taken by unidentified people as he left a karaoke party, where he …

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