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VIDEO: Just After blocking Donald Trump, Uganda bans Twitter, Facebook

The Uganda government has reportedly banned twitter from their country few days after US President, Donald Trump’s handle was blocked on both twitter and Facebook for allegedly citing violence in the country.

According to Quartz Africa, In a Jan. 12. letter, the Uganda Communications Commission ordered internet service providers in the country, to “immediately suspend any access and use” of all messaging apps and social media platforms until further notice.

Twitter had also reacted to the banning of their site access in the region while noting that everyone has the rights and freedom for self expression.

Eco City Reporters gathered that this account was taken just two days before Jan.14’s presidential and parliamentary elections in Uganda.


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