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Central African Republic bans phone text messages

Monday 9 June 2014 | 10:28 CET | News
The authorities in the Central African Republic (CAR) have banned the use of mobile phone text messages in an attempt to restore security after more than a year of deadly ethnic and religious violence, the BBC reported. The ban comes after days of violent demonstrations in the capital, Bangui, and a mass text campaign calling for a general strike. The protesters want the transitional government that came into power in January to resign. The CAR conflict began last year as mainly Muslim Seleka rebels, led by Michel Djotodia, seized power in the majority Christian country. Mobile phone users in

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Central African Republic
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