· February, 2019

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from February, 2019

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%.

#FreeAmade: Journalist arrested and tortured after reporting on violence in northern Mozambique

The journalist was detained by Mozambican police while reporting a story in Cabo Delgado.

With tensions rising ahead of 2019 presidential elections, Nigerians fear internet shutdown

The use of social media to call attention to the government's violations and illegal actions have led to fears that of online censorship in upcoming elections.

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