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Internet access cut as Republic of Congo heads to polls


Internet and social media access was cut in the Republic of Congo on Sunday as polls opened in a presidential election which veteran leader Denis Sassou Nguesso is expected to win.The internet went down just after midnight, several hours before the opening of polling stations at 7am, correspondents in the country said. Telephone communications however were still available, unlike in the previous election in 2016.The 77-year-old Sassou Nguesso, in power for 36 years, is widely expected to win…Read More

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