2019 has hardly taken any shape, yet there has already been a succession of Internet shutdowns across Africa. These shutdowns have come as governments attempt to narrow and shutdown spectrums of acceptable opi§nion and freedom of expression. These shutdowns have been affected either as citizens demand justice, better service delivery, human rights and free and fairREAD MORE
Digital authoritarianism is rapidly becoming fashionable in Africa. In 2018, Access Now recorded 21 shutdowns in Africa, a sharp rise from 13 shutdowns in 2017. In that period, the longest shutdown was reported in Cameroon where it lasted at least 230 days. Similar trends were noted globally – from 75 shutdowns in 2016, incidents ofREAD MORE
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Check out #TheVuvuzelaTimes tomorrow for guest bloggers, Tinashe Chimedza &Tamuka Chirimambowa's article "Armed Factions, Post-Colonial Decay and Popular Revolt? a response to @blevava's History on repeat…is ZANU PF facing another putsch? @for_affairs
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