Internet Shutdown In Togo As Protests Continue

Internet restrictions have been enforced in Togo following protests against President Faure Gnassingbe. The restrictions have been ordered by the country's government. Starting on 6 September 2017 some Internet users in Togo started raising concerns about limited or restricted access to some social media sites as well as a sharp…

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Egypt's Government Continues To Block News Websites Without Providing Any Reason And Bypassing ISPs

Egypt's government is reported to be continuing with blocking news websites without providing any reasons and bypassing ISPs (Internet Service Providers). What has also emerged is that the government is now also blocking websites that allow users to access the blocked websites. What is interesting is also that, as Egypt's…

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Tanzania's Government Has Imposed A Two-Year Ban On A Newspaper Including Any Online Articles It Publishes

Tanzania's government has imposed a two-year ban on the Mawio weekly newspaper. The ban also extends to any online articles the newspaper publishes. The 24-month ban, announced by Tanzania's Information, Sports and Culture Minister Harrison Mwakyembe, imposed on Mawio's print editions and any articles posted online comes after the newspaper…

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