Tech & Innovation April 10, 2018 at 04:04 am

African countries where internet connection was disrupted or shut down

Nduta Waweru April 10, 2018 at 04:04 am

April 10, 2018 at 04:04 am | Tech & Innovation

Protesters celebrate attempted coup in Burundi. The Star

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Burundi:  blocked mobile social media amid protests aimed at stopping President Pierre Nkurunziza’s third-term bid.

The Gambia: shut down the internet and international calls ahead f the November 2016 elections.

Gabon: in 2016, shut down the internet following the announcement that president Ali Bongo was re-elected for a second seven-year term.

Somalia, Algeria, Egypt, Uganda, Congo and Ghana have also shut down the internet.

 

 

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