African rulers use off switch to silence dissent

ReutersNewsPublished: October 18, 2017Updated: October 19, 2017
Published: October 18, 2017Updated: October 19, 2017

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.

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