Uganda leader says social media used for "lying", defends tax for access

Map. History of Uganda conflict

16 July 2018
Uganda leader says social media used for "lying", defends tax for access
Uganda's mobile networks are blocking apps like WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter if users haven't paid a new social media tax
The Ugandan government has introduced a tax on people using social media, angering citizens who think it is an attack on free speech
AlShabaab says it killed 3 Ugandan soldiers after bomb explosion hit AMISOM with US troops' convoys near Barawe town, about 180km south of Mogadishu
Israel says negotiations to deport African migrants to Uganda are stuck:
Uganda says it is "positively considering" Israel's request to to allow 500 Eritrean and Sudanese refugees to relocate there.
Uganda agrees to accept a 'batch' of African migrants from Israel, minister announces, after months of speculation
Ugandan leader says replaces security minister, police chief
4 month ago
Diarrhea kills 26 Congolese refugees in Uganda, infects hundreds: U.N.
Uganda's Refugee commissioner and three senior officials debarred pending investigation as Britain, US and EU threaten to withdraw funding
A Ugandan national who is said to be a chef has been shot dead inside UNICEF compound in Mogadishu. Attacker is believed to be a former security guard at the compound who was fired from the job, investigators arrived the scene, perpetrator 'escaped': security sources.
At least 12 Congolese soldiers have been killed in the eastern DemocraticRepublicofCongo, where the army is fighting Uganda-based rebels.
Uganda FM insists that contrary to reports his country never agreed to recieve African refugees Israel plans to forcefully deport.
Ugandan army kills 100 rebels in DR Congo strikes
Uganda army statement re: attack on ADF rebels in DR Congo
Rwandan Fidele Gatsinzi arrested in Kampala by Uganda CMI agents returns home
A policeman attached to Bukuya police post shots 5 people, two dead, three injured
Man Commits Suicide in Makindye Police Cell
Uganda Government has conceded to widespread human rights violations against citizens by security forces.
7 month ago
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s regular army has shot dead at least 72 Ugandan rebels during an attack from Thursday night to Friday in the eastern province of North Kivu, said a military spokesman
US Department of State: We are concerned by recent charges of treason filed against eight Uganda journalists of a local tabloid newspaper. We continue to support freedom of expression and freedom of the press as central elements of U.S. foreign policy.
Five of the 17 Kenyan fishermen arrested  by Ugandan authorities in Lake Victoria freed after paying Sh11,000 fine each.8 month ago
Five of the 17 Kenyan fishermen arrested by Ugandan authorities in Lake Victoria freed after paying Sh11,000 fine each.
[email protected] to declare the president-elect shortly. @UKenyatta is thought to be winner
8 month ago
Uganda to send 5,000 troops to Somalia
8 month ago
Ugandan MPs get $8,000 each for work on extending president's rule -spokesman
9 month ago
Uganda confirms one case of Ebola-like Marburg virus
9 month ago
Uganda: Homes of Ugandan MPs Allan Ssewanyana and Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine hit by explosives.
Makerere University Guild President, Paul Kato has been arrested. He is being transferred to an unknown location9 month ago
Makerere University Guild President, Paul Kato has been arrested. He is being transferred to an unknown location
9 month ago
Protests, teargas in Uganda as Museveni seeks to extend rule
9 month ago
Another woman murdered in Entebbe, Uganda (think that brings the total to 22 or 23?) string of killings continues with no answers
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