Author Duncan McLeod

News

Internet shutdown in Zimbabwe

Reports emerged on Tuesday that Zimbabwe’s government has moved to block citizens’ access to social media – and, in some instances, access to the Internet altogether – as violent protests spread across the troubled Southern African nation.

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Minister deletes tweet attacking Vodacom

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams appears to have deleted a tweet in which she told Vodacom to “shut up”, accusing the mobile operator of a “poor PR stunt” related to its “settlement” with former employee Nkosana Makate.

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‘Just shut up’: minister tears into Vodacom

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has slammed Vodacom on social media, telling it to “just shut up” and “do the right thing” around the “please call me” settlement with its former employee, Nkosana Makate.

Podcasts

TalkCentral: Ep 247 – ‘Vodacom vs Makate’

In the podcast this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the “settlement” between Vodacom and Nkosana Makate, the operator’s former employee who claims to have invented the “please call me” service.

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