James Propa

Simple, ambitious, and crazy. My dream is working for The Stream/ Al jazeera/ CNN/ BBC.
People say am charming. Am not sure. Hit me at jkaliisa@gmail.com, then follow me @jamespropa

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A social media blackout persists in Uganda, weeks after the election

Uganda's longtime leader Yoweri Museveni was reelected for a sixth term, as rival Bobi Wine alleges massive irregularities, state inspired violence, intimidation and harassment.

Satirical comedy skit lands four Ugandan comedians in jail

The arrest of four comedians in Ugandan for a satirical comedy skit that went viral comes at a time when the government has passed regulations controlling the creative arts industry.

Ugandan regulators order 13 media outlets to suspend staff over coverage of opposition figure

The Ugandan regulator says media houses that fail to comply with their directive could have their licenses revoked.

Uganda's social media tax is leaving people disconnected — and failing to meet revenue targets

Prior to the tax's implementation, 47.4% of people in Uganda were using the internet. Three months later, that number had fallen to 35%.

Ugandans Are Finally Back on Social Media After Days-Long Blackout

The Uganda Communications Commission ordered the sites blocked for "security reasons" ahead of President Yoweri Museveni's inauguration. Authorities also blocked access to social media during elections in February.

Social Media Blocked in Uganda Ahead of President Museveni's Inauguration

"Darkness hovering over Uganda...VPN is the only way to go now"

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