Lawyers and a media advocacy group in Zimbabwe have asked the high court to declare the shutdown of the Internet illegal after the government blocked access to most social media services last week.
The pan-African telecommunications group said on Monday it plans to invest $400-million in network infrastructure and data centres in Egypt following the completion of its “Cape to Cairo” link.
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe plans to list its financial units as a single entity on the country’s stock exchange and sell a majority stake in network operator Liquid Telecom Zimbabwe back to the firm’s parent company.
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe is in talks about restructuring the company, according to two people familiar with the matter. The restructuring may be related to a planned listing of Liquid Telecom.