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Zimbabwe’s Imperfect Constitution

Zimbabwe’s Imperfect Constitution

Zimbabwe’s newly-approved constitution curbs presidential powers and bolsters human rights. Shamiso Lewis of Think Africa Press asks if this will really bring about change? On Saturday 16 March 2013, Zimbabweans voted overwhelmingly in favour of the new draft constitution. All the main political parties had been urging the people to…

Zimbabwe’s internet crawls as undersea fibre outage enters 4th day

Zimbabwe’s internet crawls as undersea fibre outage enters 4th day

Zimbabwean internet providers relying on the onward fibre connectivity of SEACOM and EASSy, two of Africa’s major undersea cables, are facing major problems delivering internet services to customers as the the two cables have been down for close to 4 days, writes Soul Kabweza. According to reports, the cables were apparently severed by ship anchors…