Central African Republic suspends SMS service

Wednesday 4 June 2014 | 17:13 CET | News
The Central African Republic ordered mobile operators to suspend the use of SMS until further notice on 2 June "to help regain security over the whole territory." The move comes after several days of sectarian violence, demonstrations in Bangui, calls for a general strike and a new attack against Medecins Sans Frontieres teams, Jeune Afrique reports. Transition president Catherine Samba-Panza said that agitators are manipulating young people for purely political reasons and that investigations we were underway.

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Countries: Central African Republic
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