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What Made Stella Nyanzi To Collapse At The Police Station

Ugandan activist, Dr Stella Nyanzi was rushed to Naguru Police hospital for a quick treatment after collapsing at the Central Police Station ( CPS ) in Kampala where she had gone to visit some students of Makerere University who were arrested for protesting against social media tax.

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Later, it was believed that she’s having Hypertension. Students identified as Musiri David and Obedgui Derrick stormed parliament on Monday to demonstrate against the new social media tax of shs200 which has been introduced by the government.

Putting on their red gowns, they were obstructed by police outside the parliament and put on the police truck, after there, they were taken to Central Police Station where they were charged of being common nuisance.

Before they were arrested, they said they’re unable to afford the newly introduced social media tax of 200 shillings because they have no source of income and yet social media platforms like Whatsapp is what they use to communicate with their course coordinators and lecturers, according to Monitor.

According to president Museveni, he said social media websites including Facebook, Whatsapp, twitter, Viber and Skype are being used for spreading fabricated information and that for people in Uganda to be able to access these platforms for what he defined as ‘’Lugambo’’ they should first pay.

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