Zimbabwe defends condemned internet shutdown

Zimbabwe internet unblocked

Zimbabwe internet unblocked from NDABENI MLOTSHWA in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe BULAWAYO – THE Zimbabwean government has justified a blackout in internet connectivity after days of violent protests by citizens over economic problems. The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting argued the Interception of Communications Act provides More...

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