Uganda restores internet 5 days after total shutdown

Tuesday 19 January 2021 | 09:30 CET | News
Uganda has allowed ISPs to restore internet connections, five days after a total shutdown that blocked communication and digital services amongst over 17.5 million people, The Monitor reported. However, some internet users were still unable on 18 January to access major social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, with the services only available to those using VPNs. It is not clear how long restrictions on social media applications will remain in force.

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