Pegasus international espionage expose rattles African govts

A woman checks the website of Israel-made Pegasus spyware at an office in the Cypriot capital Nicosia on July 21, 2021. Reports that Israel-made Pegasus spyware has been used to monitor activists, journalists and politicians around the world highlight the diplomatic risks of nurturing and exporting "oppressive technology", experts warned. PHOTO/AFP

What you need to know:

  • Revelations by the Pegasus Project report shows that Rwanda allegedly listed, for potential surveillance- some high-ranking Ugandan political and military figures.

Diplomatic fallouts are expected after it emerged that Rwanda was allegedly spying on some African countries and individuals in an international espionage expose.

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