Internet Shutdown of Social Media in Uganda threats to online expression

Ugandans many of whom are firm users of online expression platforms woke up on polling day to realize all their social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Whatsapp were disconnected. The shameful and unwarranted shutdown of social media platforms by Telecom companies were on the orders of Uganda’s communications regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission […]

Can the internet be used as a tool for peace and development in Uganda?

26th August 2016 saw the 10th Uganda Internet Governance Forum (UIGF) take place at the Golf course Hotel in Kampala. The UIGF is held annually and this year it was organized by the Internet Society – Uganda Chapter (ISOC – ug) in collaboration with CIPESA under the theme “Internet as a tool for peace and […]

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