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KeepItOn 2023 Report Internet Shutdowns

The most violent year: internet shutdowns in 2023

15 May 2024

Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition documented 283 internet shutdowns in 2023 — the highest number since 2016.

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The most violent year: internet shutdowns in 2023
15 May 2024
The most violent year: internet shutdowns in 2023
Togolaises élections

Protests erupt after Senegal parliament voted on the election delay

6 Feb 2024
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Protests erupt after Senegal parliament voted on the election delay
Newzroom Afrika ↗
6 Feb 2024
Protests erupt after Senegal parliament voted on the election delay
Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill

Report examines state of African nations’ data protection laws, implementation efforts

1 Feb 2024
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Report examines state of African nations’ data protection laws, implementation efforts
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1 Feb 2024
Report examines state of African nations’ data protection laws, implementation efforts
Togo elections internet access

For journalists in Africa, war and social media posts can bring legal threats

30 Jan 2024
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For journalists in Africa, war and social media posts can bring legal threats
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30 Jan 2024
For journalists in Africa, war and social media posts can bring legal threats
Senegal Internet Shutdowns

Gabon : «Les coupures d’Internet sapent les démocraties et mettent des vies en danger»

31 Aug 2023
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Gabon : «Les coupures d’Internet sapent les démocraties et mettent des vies en danger»
Libération ↗
31 Aug 2023
Gabon : «Les coupures d’Internet sapent les démocraties et mettent des vies en danger»
Togolaises élections

Internet access in Gabon restored after post-election coup

30 Aug 2023
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Internet access in Gabon restored after post-election coup
The Record ↗
30 Aug 2023
Internet access in Gabon restored after post-election coup
Regulating digital platforms

Kenyan government and TikTok agree on content regulation mechanism

26 Aug 2023
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Kenyan government and TikTok agree on content regulation mechanism
Newzroom Africa ↗
26 Aug 2023
Kenyan government and TikTok agree on content regulation mechanism
Togolaises élections

Democratic elections in Zimbabwe require an open, accessible internet

25 Aug 2023
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Democratic elections in Zimbabwe require an open, accessible internet
Tech Policy Press ↗
25 Aug 2023
Democratic elections in Zimbabwe require an open, accessible internet
Togo elections internet access

Gabon’s election: President Ali Bongo must protect internet access

24 Aug 2023

President Ali Bongo must keep the internet accessible throughout Gabon’s entire general election process — regardless of the outcome.

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Gabon’s election: President Ali Bongo must protect internet access
24 Aug 2023
Gabon’s election: President Ali Bongo must protect internet access
Keep It On Gabon

#KeepItOn: our call to guarantee open and secure  internet access during upcoming elections in Gabon

24 Aug 2023

Governments across Africa must ensure people can access the internet when they need it the most. This election, we urge Gabon to #KeepItOn.

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#KeepItOn: our call to guarantee open and secure  internet access during upcoming elections in Gabon
24 Aug 2023
#KeepItOn: our call to guarantee open and secure  internet access during upcoming elections in Gabon