300 million Africans affected by internet shutdowns in 2022
Report shows Sudan experienced the most shutdowns, followed by Burkina Faso, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, and Somalia.Michael Malakata
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Ethiopia, Mali pay the most for worst internet connection
Research released by Surfshark, based on annual digital wellbeing index (DQL 2022).
Africa bears the brunt of internet shutdowns
Research by Surfshark and Netblocks raises stat that eight out of ten Africans have been impacted by internet and social media censorship.
Zimbabwe throttles the internet as political wrangling intensifies
Industry watchdogs confirm restricted internet during recent political rally held by government’s main opposition.
Africa is 2021’s internet censorship hot spot
This year, Africa became the most censorship-intensive continent across the globe, responsible for nearly 53% of the cases in 2021, says Surfshark.
Internet affordability gap widens between Africa and global counterparts
Research from Surfshark highlights differences between continent and high income countries abroad.
Burkina Faso mobile internet disrupted as anti-government protests rage
Mobile internet connectivity down since Saturday.
Sudan blocks internet four times in three years
Internet service disruption occurred after senior government officials had been detained in an apparent military coup attempt.
Africa continues to try to censor social media
Study shows over the past six years, 28 out of 54 countries on the continent have employed some form of a social media ban or disruption.