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Eswatini govt orders MTN to shut down Facebook to curb protests

Friday 22 October 2021 | 09:58 CET | News
The Eswatini government has directed the country's main telecoms operator, MTN, to shut down Facebook, Reuters reported. This is part of a bid to curb pro-democracy protests that have been going on for months in a country ruled by an absolute monarch. MTN Eswatini said it had implemented the directive with immediate effect and until further notice.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Facebook / MTN Swaziland
Countries: Eswatini
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