Ethiopia enacts strict social media and fake news law
Critics have branded the new law 'harsh' and feel it could undermine freedom of speech in the country.
African nations grapple with digital rights regulation
Several countries pledge to establish a Parliamentary Coalition on Human Rights in the Digital Age.
Paradigm Initiative condemns new internet tax in Kenya
Organisation says businesses that rely on mobile and online money transfers "will be greatly affected."
Digital rights groups round on Mali govt over internet disruptions
Organisations say downtime experienced during elections was not an anomaly and should no longer continue.
Concern grows as Tanzania intensifies control over internet
Paradigm Initiative echoes a claim by local civil society organisations that regulations in place are tantamount to a crackdown on dissent and free speech.