Kampala May 11, 2016; Its 5:45PM Ugandan time, the government blocks the internet in a space of less than three months. The blocking has occurred few hours to the swearing-in of President Museveni 5th term in office expected on May 12th.

This follows few days after the same government issued a blanket banned to mainstream media restricting them from broadcasting live activities of opposition Forum for Democratic Change activities.

According to the regulator Uganda Communication Commission Chief Godfrey Mutabazi says the internet was blocked on security grounds and suspected a security breach.

The Unwanted Witness is investigating the circumstances that led to the closure and will keep you posted to the development.

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