Clashes between police and protesters over the arrest of Ugandan opposition presidential hopeful

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Clashes between police and protesters furious over the arrest of Ugandan opposition presidential hopeful and musician Bobi Wine have left dozens dead and hundreds arrested, according to reports on Friday. The unrest comes ahead of the election in January 2021, in which Wine has emerged as a challenger to the country's long-time president.

Oryem Nyeko, Africa researcher at Human Rights Watch unpacked the latest in Uganda as tensions heat up ahead of elections set for January 2021

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