Millions of people in Uganda have stopped using the internet after the government introduced new tax regulations for social media use and mobile money transactions.
Uganda’s government has introduced a new tax law that means people have to pay to use popular social networks such as WhatsApp and Facebook.
Facebook has rolled out a new tool to help users in Kenya spot fake news ahead of this week’s presidential election.
There’s no denying the impact social media has had on the geopolitical landscape. Its perceived role in the Arab Spring uprisings between 2010 and 2014 hinted at the power a connected world can have. The phrase Twitter revolution is now Read More
Ethiopia has blocked access to Facebook and other popular social networks during the university entrance exam period.
A 25-year-old blogger, who was accused of insulting the brother of a Nyeri Governor, has been released after a court found her arrest was incorrectly handled.
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South Sudan’s warring leaders are being sued by a group […]