Egypt

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Egypt's police randomly searched people's mobile devices and 1,900 were arrested

Police randomly searched people's mobile devices and arrested some who were involved in protests against President Al Sisi. It is reported that about 1,900 Egyptians were arrested because of this for online dissent.

Egypt blocks two news websites

Egypt's Supreme Media Council, which was formed following the introduction of a new law for online publications in 2018, has issued an official order for 2 news websites to be blocked. The websites are accused of publishing fake news about Huawei.

Bafana Bafana live stream on Showmax

Showmax customers in South Africa will be able to live stream all of Bafana Bafana matches at the African Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt. This follows the launch of a sports section on Showmax earlier in June 2019 exclusively for South African customers.

CAF to use Mediapro for VAR

Following the chaos that ensued during the CAF Champions League final where VAR technology was reported not to be working, CAF has awarded Spain's Mediapro the contract to operate VAR at the African Cup of Nations in Egypt. The technology will be used from the quarter final stages onwards.

Egypt to manufacture electric buses

Egypt is set to jointly manufacture electric vehicles with China in the north African country.

Class action lawsuit filed against JUMIA

At least 4 class action lawsuits have been filed in New York against JUMIA Technologies for allegedly misleading American investors.

High order returns are normal - JUMIA

JUMIA reported impressive numbers and states that 41% order returns are just a normal feature of an e-commerce business.