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Zimbabwe hurts own economy with internet shutdown

January 16, 2019 10:03 am1 comment
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by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE Zimbabwean government appears to have shot itself in the foot with the shutdown of the internet following violent protests. This comes amid estimations that the already dire economy was losing over US$5 million daily (about R68.6 million) due to the interruptions. A coalition of human rights organisations fighting internet […]

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Internet shutdown inflames DRC electoral crisis

January 8, 2019 2:54 pm0 comments
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from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA – THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been urged to restore internet services in the wake of post-election tensions in the troubled country. All primary telecommunications have been shut down following the delayed announcement of results of the December 30 poll. The announcement set for early this week has been […]

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