Since mid-January, minority English-speaking regions of Cameroon have had their internet access cut off. These regions have seen anti-government protests in recent months, and many people believe the outage is part of attempts to stifle dissent. An international campaign to restore internet access has been launched on social media, but with little success so far. Those working in digital start-ups have suffered the most from not being able to get online, as our correspondents report.
A South African court on Wednesday ruled the government's plan to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) was "unconstitutional and invalid", providing a boost to the embattled Hague-based institution.