EDITORIAL: Why Africa should worry about new Twitter policies (Garowe Online)

Garowe Online: EDITORIAL: Why Africa should worry about new Twitter policies. “In Somalia, where information sharing has been traditionally oral, Twitter offered government officials the to narrate events, receive flak or praise from citizens, and debate on issues around security, culture, and economy…. Nothing could hurt Africa more than a dilution of a platform people have come to see as credible, available, and free and which has challenged authorities in most autocracies to conform or at least pretend to.”

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