Ugandan government bans live media coverage of opposition activities

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A man uses a computer to read news at a cyber cafe after the internet is restored, in Kampala, Uganda, 18 January 2021, BADRU KATUMBA/AFP via Getty Images

Uganda scrapping of OTT ‘sin’ tax is short-lived celebration

After failing to raise the revenue it had anticipated, Uganda removes the Over The Top Tax it had imposed on social media use and introduces a levy on internet data instead.

The mother of a young man who was shot dead by government forces during an election-related protest, reacts to her son's death as she sits by his body, Kampala, Uganda, 19 November 2020, Getty Images/Getty Images

“Daily Monitor” directors summoned over published election violence report

The directors of “Daily Monitor” directors face criminal libel charges for publishing the findings of a BBC investigation into the deaths of Ugandan civilians during election-related protests.

Soldiers patrol in Magere, Uganda, 18 January 2021, YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images

Journalist targeted for attack by soldiers

Uganda journalist Enoch Matovu had to be hospitalised after being violently assaulted by soldiers and injected with an unknown substance.