Bloggers and other “online content creators” in Tanzania now have to pay $930 in licence fees per year to be approved by the government.
A female MP in Tanzania has been arrested for allegedly insulting President John Magufuli.
Tanzanian newspaper Mawio is facing a two-year ban after reporting on a misconduct investigation that implicates two former presidents.
Ethiopia has shut down internet access for its citizens as students in the country sit national exams.
Opposition member Yonatan Tesfaye has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison for criticising the Ethiopian government on Facebook.
An Ethiopian opposition politician has been found guilty of encouraging terrorism over comments he posted on Facebook.
A Ugandan woman detained for criticising the country’s president has resisted attempts to force psychiatric exams upon her, according to her lawyer.
Five Tanzanians have been charged with cybercrime for criticising President John Magufuli on WhatsApp social media.
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