Guest post by Koliwe Majama, a Zimbabwean media, information, communications, and technologies consultant with over 15 years experience working in civil society lobby and advocacy.
The internet has exploded and may, in the few hours remaining before the poll on Monday, decide who takes the jackpot.
Zimbabwe is going into a make-or-break election to choose its next president, 210 legislators, and nearly 2,000 local government officials all in one day — July 30, 2018. The jackpot is obviously the presidency, pitting veteran politician Emmerson Mnangagwa (75) against rookie Nelson Chamisa (40).
The question is: Will the government throttle the internet?