Why tech giants dropped Uganda and Trump from their platforms
Ahead of Thursday’s presidential election in Uganda, Facebook has taken down a government-backed network, accusing it of using fake accounts to post information about the election. Coming so soon after some social media platforms took down accounts belonging to Donald Trump, the move has raised questions about the role social media companies play in regulating online communications.
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Lessons from the U.S. election II Inside Stuff
As the world awaits the official verdict on the United States presidential election, multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, in the latest instalment of Inside Stuff, takes an analytical look at the lessons Nigeria should learn from the election and why Africa's most populous nation should finally jettison the unitary system of government it began in 1966; a system which has disrupted the process of development in the country.