Zimbabwean govt. shutdown internet services over protesters

Zimbabwean Government has ordered another complete shutdown of Internet services to disrupt communication among protesters demonstrating against fuel price hikes and rising living costs.

The country’s biggest mobile network operator, Econet, told subscribers on Friday that the government issued another order which it had to comply with.

“The earlier directives are already the subject of a pending High Court application.

We sincerely apologise for all inconvenience caused by the acts of government which are beyond our reasonable control,’’ the operator said. It, however, followed an earlier blackout of over 24 hours between Tuesday and Wednesday. Social media platforms including WhatsApp, Twitter and Facebook remained shut after the government believed that protesters were exchanging information to carry on with their activities.

However, Internet users could still communicate on WhatsApp and another platform called Telegram after installing VPNs on their Smartphones. This may have prompted the government to order the second Internet blackout.


Do You Like Our News? Like and Follow Us On Facebook Or  Follow Us On Twitter

Do you have any Story You would like to be Published on EAGLE EYES Report? or you want to Place Adverts on the Website, If yes email us at eagleeyesreport@yahoo.com or Whatsapp us on 09051876382

No votes yet.
Please wait...
ALSO READ  South African Gov. Set To Deal With Fake Pastors Over Viral Miraculous Video - Says They Are mocking God's Name

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of