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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The government has denounced "Fake News" of alleged internet cut off from 7 to 9 October

Cin | Minister Minette Libom Li Likeng issued a statement denouncing a "Fake News". It formally denies the existence of such a project and condemns with the utmost vigor such maneuvers whose purpose is to throw anathema on the Cameroonian authorities.

She reminds that under the very high lights of the President of the Republic, Paul Biya and, the high coordination of the Prime Minister, his ministerial department is committed to the implementation of a policy of development of the digital ecosystem, ambitious and respectful of the rights of citizens, in accordance with the laws in force.

On January 17, 2017, the government cut off the Internet in the northwestern and southwestern regions, plunged into the ongoing separatist crisis. " A serious violation of economic freedoms, " according to several international NGOs. In sixty days, this cut has cost 2.69 million euros (about 1.764 billion FCFA) to the Cameroonian economy, according to estimates of the NGO Internet Without Borders.