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Chad’s internet ban reches 1-year mark

“For an entire year now, families and friends have been disconnected, businesses have struggled to market themselves, and journalists have…

Kenya, Tanzania close mobile phone use gender gap

” Kenya and Tanzania are among low and middle-income countries that have significantly managed to narrow the gender gap in…

Shutting Down the Internet Doesn’t Work – but Governments Keep Doing It

“As the internet continues to gain considerable power and agency around the world, many governments have moved to regulate it….

NEW SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE AIMS TO BRING GHANAIAN GIRLS INTO STEM FOLD

ACCRA, Ghana – 12 February 2019 , -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- With a significant drop-out rate of girls from primary…

Internet shutdowns are increasing

“The last two years have been grim for internet access on the African continent, according to analyst Robert Besseling of…

Zimbabwe High Court Orders Government to Restore Internet Access

“Zimbabwe’s government has been ordered to restore access to online programs like Facebook, Whatsapp, and Twitter. The government had blocked…

Zim government orders second internet shutdown

“The government ordered another nationwide internet shutdown Thursday – the second this week ” https://allafrica.com/stories/201901180090.html You may also be interested in:…

Uganda: Pornography Sites Blocked

“Internet service providers have finally blocked pornography websites in fulfilment of the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) orders.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201812060371.html You may…

ANGOLA CABLES AND BROADBAND INFRACO MOU OPENS A GATEWAY TO IMPROVING INTERNET CONNECTIVITY INTO AFRICA

Linking the international Angola Cables Network to the terrestrial Broadband Infraco network will fast track Internet access in to Africa….

Nigeria gets Google station

“Nigeria is the fifth country – and the first in Africa – to get Google Station super-fast Internet at selected…

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