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Liquid Technologies has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Facebook to build an extensive long haul and metro fibre network in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The proposed fibre network is expected to improve internet access for more than 30 million people.
As the recent Uganda elections example affirms, digital technologies are not going anywhere, and unless we act now, they will continue to be used by repressive governments and other actors to not only maintain the status quo but also erode the gains being made by people to challenge this.
New Facebook security features for journalists have been announced. They are aimed at protecting journalists' Facebook and Instagram accounts against harassment and potential hacking threats.
Facebook has revealed its Community Standards Enforcement Report for the period of October 2020 through December 2020. The report tracks Facebook's progress and commitment to making Facebook and Instagram safe and inclusive.
Eldrid Jordaan, founder, and CEO of South African citizen engagement platform, GovChat, has asked the Competition Tribunal to stop Facebook from de-platforming his company's access to the WhatsApp Business API.