Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA)
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The latest report from Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) looks at the correlation between the level of authoritarianism in a country, the reluctance of that country’s leader to relinquish power and the likelihood of an internet disruption or internet shutdown.

More than 170 organizations from over 60 countries that make up the #KeepitOn Coalition reacted to a reported internet shutdown in Zimbabwe.