Uganda Again Blocks Social Media to Stifle Anti-Museveni Protests | CIPESA: ICT Policy Centre for Eastern and Southern Africa | Médias sociaux pour le développement |

A day before Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni was inaugurated for another five-year term, access to social media platforms including Whatsapp, Facebook and Twitter was blocked on instructions of the regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC). The directive came less than three months after a four-day blockage initiated on Election Day (February 18) that drew local and international condemnation.