A renowned academic in South Sudan has been suspended over the publication of an opinion piece on the issue of states and their boundaries in the country.
A Kenyan judge has declared a section of communications laws that ban the sharing “obscene material” online as unconstitutional.
Tanzania’s government on Tuesday won a court case against bloggers and activists attempting to block new online publishing regulations.
Tanzanian bloggers and online content creators won a temporary court order against government legislation forcing them to pay $900 per year in licencing fees.
For weeks, the Tanzanian government has been warning citizens against taking to the streets in protest on April 26. A US-based activist had called for nationwide protests against John Magufuli’s government as complaints about suppressing civil freedoms increase. Despite this, the
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.