· August, 2018

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from August, 2018

Netizen Report: It’s not just Myanmar — ethnic hate speech runs rampant on social media in Cameroon, India

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

In Mozambique, new licensing fees have raised the cost of doing journalism — and may threaten media freedom

The fees were described by Mozambican online newspaper @Verdade as "astronomical".

Netizen Report: Elections in Mali marred by militant violence — and internet shutdowns

Bangladeshi students go quiet as police pursue online accounts, Brazil gets a new data protection law and Facebook is still floundering in Myanmar.

Landmark ruling in Angola acquits journalist Rafael Marques of all charges

While Marques had been brought to court on previous occasions, this was the first time he was formally acquitted.

Russian journalists killed in Central African Republic

Three Russian journalists were killed today in Central African Republic, at a checkpoint outside the country’s capital Bangui.

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