Tanzania has blocked social media, bulk SMS as its election polls open

Tawanda Karombo
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Tanzania has blocked social media, bulk SMS as its election polls open
Tanzania has blocked social media, bulk SMS as its election polls open

Tanzania is one of many African countries that have been turning to heavy-handed legislation of social media, with Uganda, Kenya and Burkina Faso also resorting to draconian regulation of social media platforms.