Burundi cuts off social media on election day

Posted by - May 20, 2020

Social media sites in Burundi have become unavailable as voting kicked off Wednesday across the East African country. Sources has confirmed that access to Twitter, Whatsapp and Facebook has been blocked. Only those using Virtual Private Network (VPN), which hides the identity of a user, have been able to access social media sites. The progress

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Econet could Buy as much as 49% of State-Owned Telecoms in Ethiopia

Posted by - February 28, 2020

Econet Global is interested in purchasing a telecommunications licence in Ethiopia, reports TechCentral. The company, founded by Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa, could be one of the first foreign investors to do so since the industry opened up. According to the report, the “Horn of African nation has announced plans to sell as much as 49%