iAfrikan Bytes: English-Speaking Cameroon Offline As Internet Access Is Cut Off Following Unrest, Mimi Mefo Reports
23 January 2017
Mimi Mefo reports from Douala, Cameroon on the Internet shutdown in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of the country. Mimi also gets reactions from residents of Cameroon affected by the Internet shutdown and what impact it is having on their lives and businesses.
Article on how 'Cameroon's Government Has Shut Down The Internet In The English Speaking Regions Of The Country. The article includes confirmation of the Internet shutdown from Akamai's State Of The Internet monitoring as well as a Cameroon government letter detailing measures taken to ensure that operators cooperate in state-sanctioned internet shutdowns.
Mimi Takambou Mefo is a journalist who works in Cameroon.