Yoweri Museveni

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Museveni sued for blocking student on Twitter

In a case filed at the High Court in Kampala, a Ugandan student studying at Harvard University is suing President Yoweri Museveni for blocking him on Twitter. He alleges that one of the few ways to keep up with politics Uganda is through the social media platform.

President Museveni has issued a directive to effectively ban sports betting in Uganda

Uganda's President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has issued a directive to ban sports betting which will likely dent the prospects of expansion of the likes of online sports betting company, SportPesa.

The power of social media in Uganda

Social media has played a central role in attracting attention to the story of Ugandan politician Bobi Wine across the world.

Social media activism a threat to Uganda's Museveni

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's grip on power remains strong but pockets of dissent are emerging from digital platforms.

Uganda’s social media tax is causing a ruckus

In a shocking move, Uganda's government has implemented a law requiring mobile users to pay taxes on using social media apps such as Skype, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. To voice their frustrations, Ugandans took to Twitter informing the world about the law forcing citizens to pay 200 Ugandan shillings,

Uganda's President's response on the new social media and mobile money taxes

Countrymen and Countrywomen and, especially the Bazukulu. Countrymen and Countrywomen, and especially the Bazukulu. Greetings to all of you. Thank you for responding to my message of 4th July 2018 on the issue of social- media and mobile money taxes. There were many responses. Some, like Brenda Margaret, saying that

This tax must fall

Ugandans are angry that the government has followed through with its threat to tax them for using social media, which the president, Yoweri Museveni, has on several occasions derided as a good for nothing rumor mill. Now they cannot, literally, puff curls of smoke that look like glistening halo emojis