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Ugandans lose voice, digital rights in pre-poll blackout

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Nairobi, KenyaThomson Reuters Foundation Uganda’s ban on social media days before presidential elections shows a rattled President flexing power over the Internet at the expense of free speech and citizen rights, digital campaigners said on Wednesday. Tuesday’s ban by President Yoweri Museveni – who said he only acted because Facebook had removed accounts that backed […]