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KAMPALA, Uganda | Uganda arrests American man who attacked hotel staff

KAMPALA, Uganda— Ugandan police are holding an American man who in video footage is seen attacking a hotel worker with punches and racial insults. Jimmy L. Taylor was arrested on Thursday after CCTV footage of the incident was posted on social media, angering some Ugandans who demanded his arrest. The incident happened at a hotel … Continue reading KAMPALA, Uganda | Uganda arrests American man who attacked hotel staff

KAMPALA, Uganda | Uganda protest over new social media tax turns violent

KAMPALA, Uganda— Ugandan police on Wednesday used tear gas and bullets to break up a street protest against a new tax targeting social media users. Two protesters were arrested in downtown Kampala, the capital, after a scuffle in which some policemen were assaulted, said Luke Owoyesigire, a spokesman for Kampala police. The protest was organized … Continue reading KAMPALA, Uganda | Uganda protest over new social media tax turns violent