Uganda's Social Media Tax Still Firmly In Place a Year Later

In July 2018 the government slapped a tax on 58 different social media services, including WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, Google Hangouts, Uber, Tinder, Instagram, and Skype.This led to protests and some Ugandan lawyers took the matter to the Constitutional Court, saying the tax would limit freedom of expression and assembly, online.

  • Uganda:  One Year of Social Media Tax

    Deutsche Welle, 20 July 2019

    The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of the staunchest supporters of the tax… Read more »

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