African rulers use off switch to silence dissent

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African rulers fearful of popular protest and the use of social media to spread information are using various methods to shut down the internet to overcome their tech-savvy opponents, in a growing threat to democracy and economic activity in some of the world’s poorest countries. David Pollard reports.

African rulers use off switch to silence dissent

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