Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from August, 2018
Netizen Report: It’s not just Myanmar — ethnic hate speech runs rampant on social media in Cameroon, India
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
In Mozambique, new licensing fees have raised the cost of doing journalism — and may threaten media freedom
The fees were described by Mozambican online newspaper @Verdade as "astronomical".
"A practical concern for any future Northern white rhinos successfully bred through IVF is...where they would live. Much of the sub-species’ former range has lost rhinos in its entirety..."
"The extent to which violence is escalating in this country is worrying and we should all be concerned. We need to reflect on these matters and find a way forward."
"In our new Africa, there is no room for brutality, we cherish each other. Let us debate disagreements, not crush opponents."
Bangladeshi students go quiet as police pursue online accounts, Brazil gets a new data protection law and Facebook is still floundering in Myanmar.
"Ms Prosecutor, is somebody on conditional release a fugitive?"
While Marques had been brought to court on previous occasions, this was the first time he was formally acquited.
"Given the inequalities that we experience between women and men, I feel obliged to reclaim my rights and I do it through my literature."