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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According To The Latest Akamai Report Kenya Has The Fastest Internet Speeds In Afrika (But There's A Catch)

The latest Akamai State Of The Internet Q1 2017 report ranks Kenya as having the highest Internet speeds in Afrika. The report also reveals that Kenya's mobile Internet speeds are faster than those in some first world countries such as the USA. There is a catch though. Download the Akamai…

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President Mugabe's Daughter Bona Chikore Has Been Appointed To Zimbabwe's New Board Looking To Regulate Media

Zimbabwean authorities have put together a new Board of Censors which aims to regulate the media and film industries in the digital era. The Board was appointed by Zimbabwe's Minister of Home Affairs, Ignatius Chombo, n accordance with the Censorship and Entertainment Controls Act. Among those appointed to the Board…

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Egypt's Government Has Blocked Qatar Linked Online Publications Citing They Incite Terrorism

Egypt has blocked several Qatar-linked online publications such as Al-Jazeera, The Huffington Post Arabic, Qatari News Agency and more. The reason given by the country's government is that the publications "fabricate news" and also incite terrorism. The list of blocked online publications also includes Egyptian publications such as Cairo Portal…

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