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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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WhatsApp outage hits Zimbabwe

Instant messaging application WhatsApp was unavailable in Zimbabwe on Wednesday amid fears that the government was clamping down on social media as the economically and politically troubled Southern African country faced a day of national protest

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Econet gets $300m Chinese injection

Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile operator, Econet Wireless, is set to get at least US$300m from China Development Bank and ZTE. The loan agreement was announced in South Africa, during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit. In a press

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Namibia to get home fibre, 4G

Namibia’s largest mobile network, MTC, says it will cover 45% of the desert nation with a fourth-generation long-term evolution (4G/LTE) mobile network by the end of 2013. The company also intends extending its fibre-optic network to offer direct fibre services to businesses and

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Zim’s Econet forced to reconnect NetOne

After switching off interconnection with state-owned mobile operator NetOne, Zimbabwe’s largest mobile operator, Econet Wireless, has been forced to reverse its decision by the Southern African country’s high court. Econet claims it is owed US$20m by its rival. Econet cut links with its rival last Thursday, claiming NetOne had