Senegal Blocks TikTok and Restricts Internet over Political Discord

  • Senegal announces suspension of TikTok, accusing the platform of spreading ‘hateful and subversive messages’.
  • Internet services have also been restricted, following similar rationale.
  • These actions come amidst allegations against President Macky Sall of plotting to disqualify opposition leader Ousmane Sonko from future elections.
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