South Africans expressed outrage Wednesday after Ugandan authorities deported legendary musician Yvonne Chaka Chaka hours before her scheduled New Year concert in the capital Kampala. 

Observes say Chaka Chaka was deported because she recently praised Ugandan pop-star-turned opposition politician, Robert Kyagulanyi — also known as Bobi Wine — who has become a challenger of Uganda’s 33-year President Yoweri Museveni.

“Museveni must never treat Uganda as his private property. The deportation of one of Africa’s prominent cultural icon must indicate that the Ugandan regime is making an application for continental & international isolation #MuseveniMustFall,’’ Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, spokesman of South Africa’s

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