Restrictions on social media use have been lifted in Uganda

Uganda has lifted restrictions on the use of social media networks and communication channels.  

“We apologise for the inconveniences caused, but it was for the security of our country,” Peter Ogwang, State Minister for ICT and National Guidance, tweeted. 

He added: “Let’s be constructive, not destructive consumers/users of social media. 

Internet services in Uganda were suspended before the Presidential elections. 

A host of accounts linked to Uganda’s President Museveni’s ruling party National Resistance Movement (NRM  were als banned by Facebook by Uganda.   

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