The Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP Bobi Wine has performed for the first time since being charged and jailed for treason.
There was a heavy police presence for the show, which was only allowed because it was a non-political event.
Bobi Wine has alleged he was tortured and beaten while in custody in August, something denied by the authorities.
His popularity among Uganda’s youth is seen as a challenge to veteran President Yoweri Museveni.
Many among the thousands attending the concert wore red, the colour associated with Bobi Wine’s ‘people power’ political movement.
“I thank Uganda police for providing us security and not stopping us as they have always done,” the performer told the crowd, AFP reported. Read more