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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.

By killing the Internet, Zimbabwe kills commerce

When the Zimbabwean government ordered Internet service providers to shut parts of the Internet in an effort to curb anti-government protests, it also plunged homes into darkness because people can’t pay their utilities online.