What’s essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

Paris, France, and New York (AP), March 30 – The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what’s “essential” and what things we really can’t do without, even though we might not need them for survival. Attempting to slow the spread of the virus, authorities in many places are determining what shops and services can […]

Ugandan pop star, government critic Bobi Wine free on bail

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — To chants of “People power! Our power!” Ugandan pop star-turned-government critic Bobi Wine was freed on bail Monday, ending days of incarceration during which he and some of his co-accused were allegedly tortured by security forces. The 36-year-old lawmaker, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, was on crutches as left the […]