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Tanzania Suspends Newspaper Over Story On Falling Shilling

Tanzania has suspended The Citizen newspaper for seven days. The government accused the privately-owned local daily of publishing false information…

Kenyatta signs cyber-crime bill

President Kenyatta, against the advice of many, decided to sign the cyber-crime bill. This is how one of our readers…

FOUR SUDANESE CITIZENS CHARGED WITH DEFAMATION AND CYBERCRIMES FOR SOCIAL MEDIA ACTIVITY

ACJPS calls for the decriminalization of defamation and proposed law reform within the country to adhere to regional and international…

Freedom of speech in East Africa

President Museveni, the Gift of God, and his government introduced a tax on the internet and the use of social…

Tanzania sets deadline for bloggers

“Tanzania’s communications regulator has issued a two-week deadline for bloggers to register their platforms under strict new online content rules,…

South Sudan’s troubles

Used by Albert Camus to describe the human condition, the myth of Sisyphus could be used to describe the current state…

TOGO : Actualité Média et Information

by Ornella Ohoukoh Il s’agit d’une histoire aux fonds subtils, mais que nous avons essayé de suivre dans la plus…

Togo: something wrong 2

Togolese media are losing their freedom of speech, as we mentioned in a previous post: http://www.africanpoliticsandpolicy.com/?p=5126 We were finally able to…

Tanzania is threatening more citizens with jail for insulting the president on social media

Written by Lily Kuo   Tanzania is convicting more of its citizens for criticizing their president online. This week, five…

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