Facebook Shuts Ugandan Officials’ Accounts Ahead of Elections

Posted by - January 13, 2021

Social media giant Facebook has shut multiple accounts belonging to Ugandan government officials accused of seeking to manipulate public debate ahead of elections scheduled to be held on Thursday. Facebook’s head of communication for sub-Saharan Africa, Kezia Anim-Addo stated in an email to the news agency AFP that the company had removed “a network of