Why do African governments cut internet services during elections or protests?: Kennedy Wandera

Why do African governments cut internet services during elections or protests?:  Kennedy Wandera

It has become a trend, particularly in Africa for governments to cut Internet service when there elections and when there protests which led to citizens not being able to communicate with the outside world. Recently Nigeria blocked social media which has affected small businesses that mainly rely on Internet to do business. This can also affect access services. To discuss this we are joined from Nairobi by Kennedy Wandera Chairperson of the Foreign Press Association

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