KAMPALA, Uganda — Ugandan pop star and opposition leader Bobi Wine, who released a song urging Africa’s people to wash their hands to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, is criticizing African governments for not maintaining better health care systems for the continent’s 1.3 billion people.In his new song, “Corona Virus Alert,” Wine and collaborator Nubian Li highlight prevention measures against the virus, which now has been reported in at least 46 of Africa’s 54 countries.Speaking to The Associated Press about the song, Wine — a popular musician, legislator and presidential aspirant whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu — said it is time for Africa’s leaders to channel more resources toward building functional health care systems that serve both the rich and the poor.“For a long time we have been calling out the government of Uganda, like many governments on the African continent that have neglected the health care systems,” said Wine. “They have invested heavily in weapons and invested heavily in curtailing the voices of the people.”As the coronavirus spreads across Africa, he said, “this is the time for them (the continent’s leaders) to remember that a functional health care system is not only a benefit for the


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