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Ugandan Authorities Charge Nigerian Artists Omah Lay & Tems

Nigerian artists Tems and Omah Lay have been charged by Ugandan authorities following their recent arrest in the country. The charges are for reportedly violating COVID-19 regulations at a music event.

Nigerian artists Omah Lay and Tems have reportedly been charged with allegedly violating COVID-19 regulations in Uganda, according to the BBC. Ugandan authorities have communicated that the official charges levelled against Tems and Omah Lay are for "Negligently doing acts likely to spread an infectious diseases C/S 171 of the Penal Code Act." The artists' recent arrests follows shortly after they performed at a sold-out music event this past Saturday.

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