Tag Archives: Cybercrime

05 December 19

The unwanted side-effects of Africa’s digital boom

Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum announced that Africa’s digital boom is only just getting started. Investment in African startups more than doubled between 2017 and 2018, reaching a record $1.2 billion and there’s plenty of room for further
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03 August 19

Uganda: Stella Nyanzi sentenced to 18 months in prison

Ugandan women’s rights activist, Stella Nyanzi, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after being found guilty of cyber harassment over comments made about President Yoweri Museveni.

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06 December 17

Ethiopia is spying on people around the world who criticise its government

Authorities in Ethiopia are attempting to spy on people who criticise the country’s government by targeting them with malware attacks, according to a new report by Citizen Lab.

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01 July 17

Kenya strikes deal with US to fight cybercrime

Kenya and the United States are teaming up to tackle cybercrime following a series of global attacks in recent months.

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24 September 16

Tanzania: Five Charged with Cybercrime for Insulting President

Five Tanzanians have been charged with cybercrime for criticising President John Magufuli on WhatsApp social media.

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