In Uganda, 'Rolex' means time for an egg snack

So at Kampala's third annual Rolex festival on a hilltop in the Ugandan capital on Sunday, there were no stalls to be seen selling pricey wrist wear. FILE PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • Wine is the stage name of Robert Kyagulanyi, a popstar-turned-politician who is a fierce critic of President Yoweri Museveni.
  • Kyagulanyi is currently in jail for the illegal possession of firearms.

When people talk about a "Rolex" in Uganda, one of the last things they probably have in mind is a luxury watch.
So at Kampala's third annual Rolex festival on a hilltop in the Ugandan capital on Sunday, there were no stalls to be seen selling pricey wrist wear.

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