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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.

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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.

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MTN is Africa’s most valuable telecoms brand

MTN has emerged as Africa’s most valuable telecommunications brand, according to a new research report by brand valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance. The MTN brand is worth US$3.3bn, up 9% from

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Econet said to seek UK listing with $8bn value

African telecommunications group Econet is considering selling shares on the London Stock Exchange at a valuation of about US$8bn next year after combining new and existing assets, according to people familiar with the matter