Egypt's government warns ISPs who ignore orders to block websites

Egypt's parliament has issued a warning to Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the northern Afrikan country who ignore court orders issued by government to block certain websites. The websites in question are being blocked as part of Egypt's cybercrime bill as they, according to Egypt's authorities, present a national security…

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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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Is Dudu Mkhwanazi's Mission Possible?

On 1 August 2017, the first day of #WomensMonth in South Africa, Project Isizwe announced the appointment of Dudu Mkhwanazi as its new CEO. South Africa's Project Isizwe works with local, provincial and national government levels to provide free Wi-Fi to citizens in low-income communities. The model is relatively simple,…

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Uganda's Porn Detector Machine Is Coming Soon

Uganda's pornography detecting machine is said to be coming soon. This is according to Rev Fr. Simon Lokodo, Uganda's Minister of Ethics and Integrity. Lokodo was addressing media earlier today in Kampala as he also revealed the appointment of members to the Pornography Control Committee (PCC). Almost exactly a year…

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