Thursday, December 15, 2016

Congo: Govt. Allegedly Orders Ban Of Social Media Come Sunday

Internet service providers (ISP) in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been told to block social media from Sunday, reports AFP news agency.

One ISP representative told AFP anonymously that they received instructions from the government to enforce the ban from 18:00 on Sunday.

President Joseph Kabila's mandate runs out the next day.

Campaigners have been tweeting using the hashtag #ByeByeKabila to put pressure on him to step down on Monday.