Attacks against Ugandan journalists intensify ahead of elections

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HRNJ Uganda discusses impact of COVID-19 with media sector

HRNJ-Uganda engages media workers to explore ways to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic that threatens the health of media staff and the survival of media.

Anish Kapoor, CEO of Techno and Inflix India, presents some newly designed smartphones, in Kolkata, India, 23 August 2017, DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images

Weak cellphone device security exposes millions to data rights violations

Investigations by Privacy International expose cellphone manufacturer TECNO’s weaknesses in protecting users’ privacy and security at risk.

Police officers question a man as they patrol on a street during the curfew to halt the spread of COVID-19, in Kampala, Uganda, 29 April 2020, SUMY SADURNI/AFP via Getty Images

Four journalists attacked in six weeks in Uganda

Uganda’s implementation of a dusk till dawn curfew as part of its COVID-19 measures sees a surge in attacks on journalists despite them being classified as essential workers.