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Internet and phone services disrupted in Gambia

The Gambia is experiencing prolonged downtime of internet and mobile telephony resulting in general disruption of services.

This is the second time in a week that the West Africa country has experienced hours of shutdown in communication services.

Last week, the state-owned telecommunications company, Gamtel, apologised to consumers for the failure of the country’s main cable Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) and backup links which it said was beyond its control.

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It is uncertain how long the internet blackout will last this time.

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