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Internet Censorship 2022: A Global Map of Internet Restrictions

GlobalResearch 17 Nov 2022
Most of the African countries we covered (44 of 53–83 percent) restrict political media. 13 of these enforce heavy censorship including the Central African Republic and Ethiopia, both of which increased censorship this year ... 64 percent of the African countries we covered implement ...

UN Security Council extends mandate of mission in Central African Republic

Malaysian National News Agency 15 Nov 2022
UN Security Council extends mandate of mission in Central African Republic ... NEW YORK, Nov 15 (Bernama) -- The UN Security Council on Monday decided to extend the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until Nov 15, 2023, reported Xinhua.

Prigozhin: Kremlin's election meddler and mercenary supremo

Yahoo Daily News 08 Nov 2022
The group's presence has been reported in conflict zones including Syria, Libya, Mali, and the Central African Republic, where it has been accused of abuses and capturing state power ... In July 2018, three journalists researching Wagner's operations in the Central African Republic for an investigative media outlet were killed in an ambush ... ....

Charting the rise of anti-French sentiment across Northern Africa

Alternet 18 Oct 2022
military exercise, the African Lion ... We don’t know any Wagner.” However, Mali, he said in February, is working “with Russia cooperators.” Following an investigation by Facebook in 2020, it removed several social media accounts that were traced back to France and Russia and were “going head to head in the Central African Republic.”.

Older people left out as UN speeches repeatedly invoke young

The Morning Journal 30 Sep 2022
But leaders who overlooked the topic still paid lip service to all sorts of pet priorities, including regulating social media (Slovakia); cryptocurrency law (Central African Republic); sub-seabed mining (Costa Rica); mangrove preservation (Suriname); snake bites (Eswatini); and weaponized artificial intelligence (Philippines).

WATCH: Chaos as DRC footbridge collapses during official opening ceremony

Independent online (SA) 06 Sep 2022
There was chaos after a small footbridge collapsed during its official opening ceremony in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and social media is howling, according to an iHarare report. African politicians have been notorious for some of the most outrageous opening ...

Russian mercenaries helping Putin fight his war in Ukraine appear to have also killed hundreds ...

Business Insider 02 Sep 2022
According to ACLED researchers citing media reports, human rights groups, and government statements, Russian mercenaries in the Central African Republic have, since December 2020, been identified as perpetrators in 180 attacks on civilians — equating to 52% of all their engagements in the country.

UN relaxes arms embargo on Central African Republic

Hickory Record 30 Jul 2022
Security Council voted Friday to relax the arms embargo against the Central African Republic, a disappointment to its government, which sought a complete lifting of the ban on the sale or transfer of weapons and ammunition ... Sylvie Baïpo-Temon, the Central African Republic's ...

CAR journalist Erick Ngaba threatened over report on opposition leader

CPJ 29 Jul 2022
Dakar, July 29, 2022 – Central African Republic authorities should investigate threatening messages sent to journalist Erick Ngaba and ensure his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday ...The security situation in the Central African Republic is worrisome enough for media professionals without additional online harassment.”.

2 Wagner paramilitaries killed in Central African Republic

Anadolu Agency 30 May 2022
Two Wagner paramilitaries were killed in an ambush by armed rebels in northern parts of the Central African Republic, local media reported on Monday ... to media.

Two Russian mercenaries killed in Central African Republic

Pravda 30 May 2022
... Turkey's Anadolu news agency reported citing local media.

Central African Republic All Set To Become A Crypto Hub, Here’s What We Know!

Bitcoinist 27 May 2022
The Central African Republic (CAR) has mentioned plans of setting up a crypto hub recently. This news comes after Central African Republic legally recognized Bitcoin last month ... Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera had announced the plans of unveiling the country’s cryptocurrency initiative via a Twitter post.

Khama shifts reputational damage blame to Masisi

Mmegi Online 24 May 2022
Mokhawa gave an example of an incident where Khama blatantly told South African media that Botswana is a shadow of its former self and has turned into a ‘banana republic’ under his successor ... Worldwide media reported this reputational damage which they noted complicates financial relations with the European Union,” he added.

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