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Ugandan govt shuts down social media 48 hours to presidential election

Ugandan govt shuts down social media 48 hours to presidential - Ugandan govt shuts down social media 48 hours to presidential election

The Ugandan authorities has ordered web service suppliers to close down social media and messaging companies. The directive was issued forward of Thursday’s presidential election. In a letter, Uganda Communications Fee (UCC) Govt Director, Irene Sewankambo ordered telcos to “instantly droop any entry and use” of social media and on-line messaging platforms. The motion was believed to be a retaliation …

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Social media pushing youths out of Nigeria – IOM

Social media pushing youths out of Nigeria IOM - Social media pushing youths out of Nigeria - IOM

The Worldwide Organisation for Migration (IOM) says social media is a serious software influencing younger Nigerians to go away Nigeria. Franz Celestin, IOM Chief of Mission, stated this in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN). Citing the variety of Nigerian returnees from Libya, Celestin acknowledged that their cause for migration couldn’t have been poverty or insecurity. He …

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