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Somalia internet service ‘restored’ after 23 days blackout

Somalia’s government says it has restored internet connections across the country’s south and central regions, more than 20 days after an outage blamed on a merchant ship which accidentally cut an under sea fibre-optic cable, state-owned Radio Mogadishu has reported.

Officials said the outage affected government and business operations, and cost the countryaround $10m (£7.7m) a day.

This is how a Voice of America’s Somalia reporter Maruf has tweeted the development.

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