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Internet Disruptions Plague Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda: A Regional Crisis

Internet users in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda are griping about shoddy connectivity, as service providers in East Africa admit there's an issue. Companies assure they are addressing the problem. The spotty service is due to faults in the undersea cables connecting the region to the world via South Africa, expert Ben Roberts explained to the BBC. A similar incident occurred in parts of West and Southern Africa in March. Cloudflare Radar noted Tanzania as one of the worst-hit countries, with internet traffic dropping…

80 Million Users Impacted by Undersea Cable Faults, Leading to Internet Disruptions in East Africa

In the East African region, over 80 million internet users are currently grappling with slow speeds and outages due to faults in critical undersea fiber-optic cables this Sunday. The Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System (EASSy) and Seacom, essential for connectivity in the area, experienced simultaneous issues affecting regions from Kenya to South Africa. Ben Roberts, Chief Technology and Information Officer at Liquid Intelligent Technologies, revealed that the EASSy cable was compromised 45 kilometers north of Durban,…

Zambians vote among internet restrictions, expected results

Zambians flocked to vote for a president on Thursday in controversial polls by incumbent Edgar Lungu and longtime rival Hakainde Hichilema as the internet saw restrictions. After 12 hours of voting, the polls closed at 18.00 (1600 GMT) with several hundred left in queues waiting to vote.The closely fought presidential election is seen as a test of the country's…

Digital broadcasting, a new challenge for

How do I manage and distribute authors' rights for artists in Africa in an increasingly digital world? This is one of the debates that excited the participants in the sixth edition of Moca, the African creativity movement, which was held last week in Paris. Platforms and telephone operators are increasingly using the work of artists and artists need to take greater advantage of it. This is particularly…

IT security challenges in Africa in

The African continent is hit by daily hacks. And as with all regions of the world, cybercrime is detrimental to economic development. The Cyber ​​Africa Forum is investigating this scourge on June 7 in Abidjan. In Africa and elsewhere, criminal organizations or government agencies are increasing computer attacks on critical…

a cyber activist convicted after appeals to

A social media activist was sentenced to five years in prison for posting a clip in which she demanded attacks on Nigerian citizens. Return after a video that was incorrectly presented as representing Ivorians who had been beaten in Niger. as reported from Abidjan, Sidy YansaneHis face is everywhere on social networks and in…

Web customers are urging the IMF to cease

Kenyans, indignant, nonetheless very mobilized on the web. For about two months, they've been urging the IMF to cease lending cash, whereas these loans are consistently being redirected, they condemn. Regardless of their sturdy mobilization, the Worldwide Financial Fund granted a brand new $ 2.34 billion mortgage to keep away from the nation's over-indebtedness. However the Kenyans' outrage is at its…

Mahamat Idriss Déby calls communities

The Chadian president of the Transitional Army Council is demanding a downsizing of social networks. By receiving on Thursday morning, Could 13, the desires of the Muslim group in reference to the tip of Ramadan, Normal Mahamat Idriss Déby invited the Chadians to cease insulting one another on-line within the identify of peace. However undecided if he is heard.…

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