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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.