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Uganda's 'Nyege Nyege' festival ban uplifted [The Morning Call]

Uganda's 'Nyege Nyege' festival ban uplifted [The Morning Call]

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Uganda’s ‘Nyege Nyege’, a much anticipated music festival meant to begin this thursday was cancelled by the government, eliciting protests by Ugandans and public outcry on social media.

But now, in what is a backtrack or U-turn, the government has reinstated the festival.

The annual four-day party on the edge of the Nile in the southern town of Jinja brings together artists from across Africa to entertain around 10,000 revellers.

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