READ about the loss in GDP during internet shutdowns in Mengnjo Tardzenyuy Thomas's article in the #HornofAfricaBulletin
“…the economic repercussions of internet shutdowns have also been expensive in the Horn. According to a study carried out by the Brookings Institute and Global Network Initiative (GNI), Ethiopia lost about US $ 500,000 per day in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) when the government shutdown the internet in 2016, while the Ugandan economy also lost close to about US $26 million GDP during its internet shutdown in 2016.” ... See MoreSee Less
DISCOVER more about the role of social media in the Horn! READ the latest #HornofAfricaBulletin ... See MoreSee Less
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