Nyege Nyege is Back!

The Popular Uganda’s Nyege Nyege Festival gets greenlight a day after Parliament Ban. Uganda’s parliament on Tuesday (06.09.2022) slapped a ban on the popular music festival, terming it as grounds to “promotes a lot of immorality”, something that is not fit nor wanted in the Museveni led Nation.

This is apparently the second time that the Uganda authorities have taken steps against the annual four day event over accusations that it promotes sex, drugs and homosexuality.

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The festival was earlier today (07.09.2022) given the green light to go ahead as planned, with the caveat that the organizers of the music festival will operate within the guidelines to be developed by the Ministry of Ethics and Integrity. The Ministry also cautioned with further directives that the security will have to do what they have to do to maintain order.

The four-day Nyege Nyege festival on the banks of the Nile in the southern town of Jinja brings together artists from across Africa to entertain around 10,000 revellers and is usually held in September and is scheduled to take place next week.

The lift has been a breather to the thousands of revelers that are planning to flock the electric avenue

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