News Videos

In Uganda, people will have to pay a tax to use their social media

From Facebook to Twitter, social media has become an everyday part of people's lives around the world. But in Uganda using these platforms just got a little bit harder. At the start of this month the government introduced a 5 cent daily tax on the use of social media. And Ugandans are far from impressed, saying the added cost is an attack on free speech. So is this a legitimate tariff or a way of curtailing dissent? Guest: Nicholas Opiyo Lawyer and founder of the human rights organization Chapter Four Uganda

Social media feeds millions of Americans

Social media feeds millions of Americans

Tech giants to rein in hate speech to win back advertisers | Money Talks

Tech giants to rein in hate speech to win back advertisers | Money Talks

How is social media shaping politics in Uganda?

How is social media shaping politics in Uganda?

Social media boosts US presidential election campaigns

Social media boosts US presidential election campaigns

Homeless in California as students scramble for a roof

Homeless in California as students scramble for a roof

27 refugees die trying to cross English Channel

27 refugees die trying to cross English Channel

Polish PM calls for trade sanctions if migrant standoff continues

Polish PM calls for trade sanctions if migrant standoff continues

Afghan refugees celebrate first Thanksgiving in US

Afghan refugees celebrate first Thanksgiving in US

New variant of COVID-19 virus detected in South Africa

New variant of COVID-19 virus detected in South Africa

Gaza centre soothes trauma through music

Gaza centre soothes trauma through music

US stores low on stock for Thanksgiving

US stores low on stock for Thanksgiving

Dozens drown as refugee boat capsizes in English Channel

Dozens drown as refugee boat capsizes in English Channel

Top UAE official visits Turkey after a decade

Top UAE official visits Turkey after a decade

US court convicts three white men of Ahmaud Arbery murder

US court convicts three white men of Ahmaud Arbery murder

Addis Ababa tense as Abiy Ahmed joins front line forces

Addis Ababa tense as Abiy Ahmed joins front line forces

Benzema  found guilty of conspiring to blackmail Valbuena

Benzema found guilty of conspiring to blackmail Valbuena

Show More