Sub-Saharan Africa: internet freedom in selected countries 2019

The statistic shows the degree of Internet freedom in selected Sub-Saharan African countries. According to the Freedom House Index, Sudan occupied the last place in internet freedom with 25 out of 100 index points in 2019. South Africa was ranked first with 72 index points.

Degree of internet freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa according to the Freedom House Index 2019, by country

Index points
South Africa72
Kenya68
Angola64
Nigeria64
Zambia58
Malawi57
Uganda56
The Gambia48
Zimbabwe42
Rwanda41
Ethiopia28
Sudan25
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

Africa

Survey time period

June 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019

Supplementary notes

100 = most free, 0 = least free
Ratings are determined through an examination of three broad categories: obstacles to access, limits on content as well as violations of user rights.

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