Internet access in Sudan has been shut down, reports indicate.
Most of us take Internet access for granted, but not everyone has the freedom to use it all the time. A good example is Sudan, where Internet access was banned amid reports about two deaths in the Kartoum area following riots sparked by the lifting of government fuel subsidies.
Demonstrators in Sudan, angry over the price hikes to oil products, set fire to the headquarters of the country’s ruling party in Omdurman.
As a result, schools have been shut down and Internet access has been restricted, some sources told Al Arabiya
However, consulting several maps displaying Internet health across the globe indicate no disruptions in Sudan, although it's possible that data has not yet be updated.
Google’s real-time traffic report
indicates a steep slide in traffic to its products in Sudan on Tuesday evening, but it seemed to bounce back quickly. However, as with other similar tools, even Google’s data is unreliable when it comes to the past 24 hours.