Bitly link shortener blocked in Egypt

Several Internet providers in Egypt restricted access to the bit.ly URL shortener service on Thursday 18 April 2019, breaking an estimated 37.5 billion web links shared via the service, according …

Social media access restored across Sudan

Network measurements collected by the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that Sudan’s leading internet providers SDN-MOBITEL/Zain, Sudatel and MTN have restored access to Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram following a 68-day …

Zimbabwe Internet shutdowns amid fuel price protests

The NetBlocks internet shutdown observatory has detected multiple outages in Zimbabwe, including network infrastructure disruptions as well as the apparent blocking of over a dozen social media platforms and major websites …