Burkina Faso shuts off internet access following anti-government protests


The Burkina Faso government cut off internet access across the country following protests demanding the resignation of president Roch Marc Christian Kabore. Insurgents have attacked military positions as well as gold-mining operations. A government statement said the outage was extended under a legal provision relating to national defence and public security.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-11-25/burkina-faso-extends-internet-shutdown-before-nov-27-protests?sref=Hjm5biAW Internet shutdown

Writer: Katarina Hoije
Publication: Bloomberg
Publication date: 2021-11-25