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Internet Access Returns To Sudan After Court Order

Internet Access Returns To Sudan After Court Order

Sudan’s telecom providers have begun restoring mobile access to the internet weeks after service was cut off following a deadly crackdown on protesters, Al Jazeera reports. The television news network reports that a court-ordered that services be restored on Tuesday after lawyer Abdelazim al-Hassan launched a lawsuit challenging the block. Local news website Radio Dabanga is quoting Shamseldin […]

$408M To Expand Internet Access For Women ‘Sitting Dormant’, UN Report Says

$408M To Expand Internet Access For Women ‘Sitting Dormant’, UN Report Says

New research indicates more than $4008million in public funding collected to expand internet access in Africa is sitting dormant in public coffers. The research from the Web Foundation, Alliance for Affordable Internet and United Nations Women, released at the 62nd UN Commission on the Status of Women, found many governments are failing to take action […]

Turkey Blocks Access To WikiLeaks After Ruling Party Email Dump

Turkey Blocks Access To WikiLeaks After Ruling Party Email Dump

Turkey has blocked access to the WikiLeaks website, the telecoms watchdog said on Wednesday, hours after it leaked thousands of ruling party emails just as Ankara grapples with the aftermath of a failed military coup. Around 50,000 soldiers, police, judges and teachers have been suspended or detained since the attempted coup on the weekend, and […]