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Zambia: Lungu threatens widespread arrests of social media abusers

Industry regulator ordered to stop irresponsible use of social media platforms.
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Social media networks restored in Uganda…except Facebook

Minister of State for Information, Communication and Technology Peter Ogwang confirms latest development.
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Nigeria digs in heels over social media regulation

Officials express government’s stance as Facebook removes account belonging to indigenous tribal leader Nnamdi Kanu.
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Jan 19, 2021

Internet blackout may have cost Uganda US$9m

NetBlocks, a digital rights organisation estimates the impact on digital services, including mobile money.
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Uganda takes swipe at social media

Despite appeals, pressure from the public, officials have ordered shut down of various applications and platforms ahead of election.
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Jan 12, 2021

Facebook blocks Uganda accounts ahead of elections

Social network cites Coordinated Inauthentic Behaviour.
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Dec 14, 2020

New force to tackle COVID-related fake news in Africa

World Health Organisation, Facebook announce separate but similar initiatives.
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Dec 9, 2020

Nigeria: ENDSARS campaign tests relations in telecommunications

Twitter, NCC, operators weigh in on recent developments and roles played.
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Dec 7, 2020

eBook: ADAPTAÇÃO À MUDANÇA

Acelerar o Crescimento e a Transformação Digital em África
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Nov 27, 2020

Vodacom debuts gender-based violence awareness app

The Vodacom Foundation unveils the Bright Sky app in SA, in an effort to help fight the scourge of gender-based violence in the country.
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Nov 26, 2020

Economically beleaguered Zimbabwe companies opt to skip #BlackFriday

Tech companies among those confirming decision to avoid promotional offerings.
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Nov 23, 2020

Black November looking bullish

Thanks to consumer adoption of e-Commerce and new digital payments says Craig Duggan, Commercial Head at Transaction Junction.