Sudan

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Sudan adopts digital payments

Sudan has joined the United Nation's Better Than Cash Alliance in order to accelerate the transition from cash to digital payments. Importantly, digital payments will be used for the Sudan Family Support Program.

A Canadian runs 21 pages dedicated to African countries on Reddit

Since 2011, almost half of the pages dedicated to African countries on Reddit, the world’s 20th-most popular website, are run by a Canadian. Without any luck to changes this, users of the Eritrean subreddit started a campaign that has managed to get enough traction to get a response.

Internet shutdowns are a power move

Internet shutdowns have enormous social, legal, ethical, and political implications. Rhetoric about national Internet sovereignty can be dangerous because it can enable authoritarian governments to cut off access to crucial communications tools.

Sudan ordered to end Internet shutdown

The UN Human Rights Council has unequivocally condemned measures to intentionally prevent or disrupt access to or dissemination of information online in Sudan. This comes after the military ordered telecommunications companies to cut off the Internet.

Military cut off the Internet in Sudan

As protestors continued with a pro-democracy strike in Khartoum, Sudan's military cut off the last remaining Internet connections amid reports of them killing and raping civilians.

Sudan's Facebook traders

Women in Sudan have been resisting the controls placed on them for some time - by using their smart phones and social media to trade.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack as a form of protest

Used mostly as a form of protest, this article explains what a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack is and isn't.