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Trump returns to Twitter amid interference case

Washington, US | Xinhua | Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday returned to the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, after he was banned from the service more than two years ago. Trump on Thursday night posted a mug shot of his with the caption: ELECTION INTERFERENCE, NEVER …

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Andrew Asiimwe remanded for impersonating Balaam on social media

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Standard, Utilities, and Wildlife Court in Kampala has remanded businessman Andrew Mark Asiimwe to Luzira prison for alleged impersonation and attempted electronic fraud. Asiimwe, a resident of Bwera Mpondwe Kasese district appeared before Grade One Magistrate, Sanura Nambozo Tuesday. According to the court …

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Why younger travellers are turning to social media to choose holiday destination

Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are replacing  word-of-mouth recommendations for Millennials Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Millions of Millennials and GenZ-ers are increasingly turning to social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to choose their next travel destination, replacing “word-of-worth” recommendations. According to the 2023 Global Travel Trends Report published …

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Tayebwa, Archbishop Ssemogerere decry hate speech on social media

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has expressed concern over the prevalence of hate speech on social media. He remarked that while social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, TikTok, and others are supposed to connect people and promote communication, some individuals …

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