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Ugandan govt rejects report Huawei helped spy on opposition politician

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The Ugandan government has denied a report that Huawei employees had aided a domestic spying operation against opposition politician Bobi Wine, reports AFP. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Huawei technicians helped Ugandan authorities use spyware to intercept Wine's Skype and WhatsApp communications. Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, became a lawmaker in 2017 and is preparing to challenge President Yoweri Museveni in Uganda's 2021 presidential election. 

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Companies: Huawei
Countries: Uganda
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