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Chad Elections: Major internet blackout ahead of declaration


<p>More than 48 hours after the holding of the presidential elections in Chad, N’Djamena residents still have no access to social networks.</p> <p>Among other challenges, mobile internet was interrupted Sunday morning and then fixed later in the evening. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-cards="hidden" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">No Internet as Chad awaits poll results <a href="https://t.co/KNEnVM1Eto">https://t.co/KNEnVM1Eto</a> via <a href="https://twitter.com/todayng"><code>todayng</a> <a href="https://t.co/77iD9rghTM">pic.twitter.com/77iD9rghTM</a></p>&mdash; Nigeria Newsdesk (</code>NigeriaNewsdesk) <a href="https://twitter.com/NigeriaNewsdesk/status/719582878644838400">April 11, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>No official explanations have been given for the blackout.</p> <p>The development is similar to those that prevailed in March in Congo. The Brazzaville regime had decided hours before the presidential election to suspend telephone and internet for security reasons.</p> <p>Chad’s National Electoral Commission (<span class="caps">CENI</span>) says the results should be ready in ten days.</p>
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