· May, 2017

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from May, 2017

26 May 2017

Ethiopian Protester Sentenced to Six Years Behind Bars for Facebook Posts

The 30-year-old activist has been an outspoken opponent of government’s violent response to the popular protest movement. And he is not alone.

2 May 2017

Fighting Fire With Fire: African Regional Body Proposes High Costs for Internet Shutdowns

A new proposal would cut off technical resources for governments that shut down the Internet. But if governments go offline, the effects will unquestionably be felt by the public.

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