After 93 days of internet blackout in the NS & SW regions of Cameroon, President Biya has responded to the people’s cry, asking him to reinstall internet in the regions. In relation to a tweet from CRTV, the president orders the restoration of internet connection in the two English-speaking regions.
— Befoune. (@befoune) April 20, 2017
President orders restoration of Internet connection in the two english speaking regions
— CRTVweb (@CRTV_web) April 20, 2017
This internet reinstallation is coming a few days after the UN representative came to Cameroon ordering for the release of all those who had been arrested, and for the reinstallation of internet.
The internet blackout in the two anglophone regions of Cameroon, brought about the #BringBackOurInternet. Used by most Southern Cameroonians on social media, #BringBackOurInternet is finally reaping its fruits. Before you say its not the hashtag that let to the reinstallation of internet, Know that the solidarity of the people gave them hope.