Commuters Celebrate Shutdown Benefits

By Wisdom Mumera Harare commuters today (Monday) expressed happiness for the seemingly positive results of the recent shutdown protests after commuter operators reduced their fares for transport into the Central Business District. Kombi operators some of whom were exorbitantly charging as much as $2 for short distances such as Warren Park to town, $3 to …

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Zimbos Migrate to Telegram amid Internet Shutdown

By Divine Dube An arbitrary ban of social media sites such as WhatsApp, Twitter and YouTube by government authorities has triggered Zimbabweans — a majority who rely on social media for news, to install Virtual Private Network (VPN) applications to access blocked sites, while others are quickly migrating to Telegram as a replacement for WhatsApp. …

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Zimbos Migrate to Telegram amid Internet Shutdown

By Divine Dube An arbitrary ban of social media sites such as WhatsApp, Twitter and YouTube by government authorities has triggered Zimbabweans — a majority who rely on social media for news, to install Virtual Private Network (VPN) applications to access blocked sites, while others are quickly migrating to Telegram as a replacement for WhatsApp. …

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ED forgets that Twitter is closed

By Daniel Chigundu President Emmerson Mnangagwa appears to be unaware of or might have forgotten that his government has shut down social media in the country. The under-fire Zanu PF leader who is currently globetrotting with a begging bowl brew a shocker when he took to Twitter which his government has shut down to announce …

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ED forgets that Twitter is closed

By Daniel Chigundu President Emmerson Mnangagwa appears to be unaware of or might have forgotten that his government has shut down social media in the country. The under-fire Zanu PF leader who is currently globetrotting with a begging bowl brew a shocker when he took to Twitter which his government has shut down to announce …

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Zimbabwe Protests Are Over But Uncertainty Lingers

By Divine Dube A military crackdown compounded by a partial internet black-out has ended violent protests triggered by fuel price hikes announced by Zimbabwe President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, but “nothing has changed” after the country’s historic shutdown which stretched for close to a week, analysts say. Zimbabwe’s mass protests, dubbed “the shutdown,” began Monday this week …

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DCN Africa condemns Zim’s internet shutdown

By Daniel Chigundu Digital Communication Network (DCN) Africa has condemned the recent internet shutdown in Zimbabwe adding that it is nothing short of human rights violations and a ploy to cripple journalists from effectively doing their work. The Zimbabwean government imposed a total internet shutdown as a way of preventing transmission of information on the …

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Fuel protests: People leading themselves

By Daniel Chigundu Chitungwiza North legislator Godfrey Sithole says people who are protesting in Chitungwiza are demonstrating to exhibit their displeasure with the current economic hardships in the country. Zimbabwe is going through what could be its worst economic situation since 2008 and it would appear like the government is failing in its effort to …

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Fuel protests: People leading themselves

By Daniel Chigundu Chitungwiza North legislator Godfrey Sithole says people who are protesting in Chitungwiza are demonstrating to exhibit their displeasure with the current economic hardships in the country. Zimbabwe is going through what could be its worst economic situation since 2008 and it would appear like the government is failing in its effort to …

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