Kampala — Ugandan police on Monday arrested prominent academic Stella Nyanzi, a vocal critic of President Yoweri Museveni, as she protested against lockdown measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.

The East African nation, with 284 confirmed cases and no deaths, has implemented one of Africa's strictest lockdowns, closing businesses and schools, banning public gatherings and the use of private and public vehicles other than those of essential workers such as medical staff...

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