Following widespread criticism and outcry that trailed imposition of tax on social media usage in the Republic of Benin, the West African country has shown respect to the views of its citizens who fought against the social media and Internet …Continue reading
The Republic of Benin, a French-speaking West African country, has introduced a tariff on social media use. The government recently passed a directive that will tax its citizens on the use of Internet and social media applications. The directive followed …Continue reading
In a manner the United States (U.S.) President Donald Trump dishes out his anti-media rhetoric, authorities in Egypt are taking aim at an alleged barrage of “fake news” they say is meant to sow division and undermine the rule of …Continue reading
Government of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has jailed a newspaper editor who exposed corruption in the country’s Ministry of Sports.
Tharcisse Zongia, editor-in-chief of the satirical weekly newspaper, Grognon, was sentenced in absentia to one year in jail …Continue reading
“Non-democratic countries with poor human rights records maintain power by tightly controlling information, limiting people’s ability to share opinions, organize and create democratic alternatives.”- Anonymous
Internet freedom is a broad term encompassing several related concepts regarding use of …Continue reading
At a period the Nigerian government was complaining about the excessiveness of a abusive unit in its police force codenamed “Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)”, the same police unit was forcing a journalist with a Nigeria-based online newspaper, Premium Times, …Continue reading