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Research questions relevance of social media tax

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two years after Uganda introduced a special tax on the access to social media sites, a new survey shows that the move has not achieved what it was meant to. In July 2018, the government introduced a levy of 200 Shillings per day on …

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Is @KagutaMuseveni a private account? The media experts view

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  With 1.7 million followers on Twitter and 700,000 on Facebook, President Yoweri Museveni often uses his social media accounts to make pronouncements on key government decisions, disseminate information on his activities and key policy issues. Yet, the account is considered private according to a recent …

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Trump to target social media with executive order

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump was set Thursday to target social media giants like Twitter, which he accuses of bias against him, with an executive order opening them to new regulation. “This will be a Big Day for Social Media and FAIRNESS!” Trump said on Twitter. …

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Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media after tweets tagged

Washington, United States | AFP |  US President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to shutter social media platforms after Twitter for the first time acted against his false tweets, prompting the enraged Republican to double down on unsubstantiated claims and conspiracy theories. Trump will sign an executive order “pertaining to social media” …

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Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media after tweets tagged

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to shutter social media platforms after Twitter for the first time acted against his false tweets, prompting the enraged Republican to double down on unsubstantiated claims and conspiracy theories. Twitter tagged just two of Trump’s tweets in which he’d …

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