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Ugandan Anti-Pornography Bill Could Prohibit ‘Provocative’ Clothing on Women, Censor Film and TV and Restrict Personal Internet Use

The Ugandan government is touting a sweeping controversial anti-pornography legislation that outlaws revealing clothing and covers issues related to pornography, including child pornography, pornographic publications and even suggestive music videos. Ugandan Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo said: “Put on a miniskirt but please don’t expose your thighs, your buttocks and your genitalia. Finished.”

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Celebrating World Press Freedom Day

Today is World Press Freedom Day! What is the State of journalism in your country? Is the media a free space to operate in or is it repressive? Is the media letting you down by churning out falsehoods on a daily basis? How can we ensure that information is shared responsibly and promotes the much needed development on our continent?