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Uganda, Ethiopia, Egypt… the hidden cost of internet blackouts

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African Report | Communication technology is a double-edged sword. It can empower people to access and share information globally, or be used as an instrument of political and economic control. While hopes were raised by the Arab Spring a decade…

In Ethiopia’s digital battle over the Tigray region, facts are casualties

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The Washingtonpost | Alexi Drew and Claire Wilmot | Claims about disinformation may be undermining online activism. Nearly three months have passed since the conflict between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation…

Suspected Chinese hackers stole camera footage from African Union

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Source: Reuters | Raphael Satter WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As diplomats gathered at the African Union’s headquarters earlier this year to prepare for its annual leaders’ summit, employees of the international organization made a disturbing…

China Has Been Spying on the African Union Headquarters

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Beijing has gone out of its way to gain information on African leaders in order to compel and coerce them into supporting China’s international goals. Source: National Interest | Joshua Meservey Last week, a report emerged that hackers,…