🚫 Senegal Temporarily Shuts Down Mobile Internet Amidst Political Tensions 🇸🇳

🚫 Senegal Temporarily Shuts Down Mobile Internet Amidst Political Tensions 🇸🇳

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Senegal faces heightened instability as the government suspends mobile internet for the third time in nine months, citing the spread of "hateful messages" on social media. The move follows protests sparked by the postponement of the Presidential elections for six months, contributing to growing political uncertainty in the historically stable democracy.

Senegal experiences its third mobile internet shutdown in nine months, attributed to the government's concerns about the dissemination of divisive content on social media. Tensions escalate following the postponement of Presidential elections, leading to protests and challenges to the country's political stability. The move underscores the broader trend of internet shutdowns in African nations, with implications for daily life and economic losses estimated at $300,000 per hour during previous shutdowns in Senegal.


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