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Should TikTok be banned or regulated?

Eunice Wanjiru
September 26, 2023

TikTok is facing bans in Africa. In Senegal the government banned TikTok, citing "hateful and subversive" messages. The Somali government ordered a ban on TikTok, Telegram and an online betting site, claiming that these platforms were being used by "terrorists" for propaganda purposes. And in Kenya there are calls to ban TikTok due to "explicit sexual content" allegedly eroding cultural values.


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