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Zimbabwe's High Court rules internet shutdown illegal, orders government to restore full internet to the country.Zimbabwe's High Court rules internet shutdown illegal, orders government to restore full internet to the country.
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 file photo, protestors gather near a burning tire during a demonstration over the hike in fuel prices in Harare, Zimbabwe. 2019 is already a busy year for internet shutdowns in Africa, with governments ordering cutoffs as soon as a crisis appears. Zimbabwe ordered a “total internet shutdown” in recent days during protests over a dramatic fuel price increase and a resulting deadly crackdown. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
The Latest: Zimbabwe president returns to address crisisThe Latest: Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, left, arrives at Robert Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe's president returns amid economic crisis, crackdownZimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Kenyan police say attack on Chinese facilities is repelledKenyan police say gunmen opened fire on Chinese construction facilities in eastern Kenya, days after Islamic extremists claimed responsibility for a Nairobi attack
The Associated Press1 day ago
File-This jan. 10, 2019, file photo shows opposition candidate Martin Fayulu speaking to the press at his headquarters in Kinshasa, Congo.  Congo's Constitutional Court early Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019,  declared the election of Felix Tshisekedi as president, rejecting challenges to the vote by runner-up Fayulu, who had alleged fraud. Tshisekedi, son of the late, charismatic opposition leader Etienne, is now set to be inaugurated on Tuesday.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
Congo on brink of 1st peaceful transfer with Tshisekeid winCongo on the brink of first peaceful, democratic transfer of power since independence in 1960 after the Constitutional Court on Sunday confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi, although questions remain about the result
The Associated Press1 day ago
Pastor and activist Evan Mawarire, arrives handcuffed at the magistrates courts in Harare, Zimbabwe, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019.   Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights have said in a statement that Mawarire who is among the more than 600 people arrested this week has been charged with subverting a constitutional government amid a crackdown on protests against a dramatic fuel price increase.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe president to return home after deadly turmoilZimbabwe's president says he will return, skip World Economic Forum after deadly turmoil
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: AU 'postpones' urgent trip to Congo over voteThe Latest: African Union 'postpones' urgent trip to Congo after court upholds election results
The Associated Press1 day ago
Zimbabwe's president says he will return home, skip World Economic Forum after week of deadly turmoilZimbabwe's president says he will return home, skip World Economic Forum after week of deadly turmoil
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 file photo, protestors gather on the streets during demonstrations over the hike in fuel prices in Harare, Zimbabwe. 2019 is already a busy year for internet shutdowns in Africa, with governments ordering cutoffs as soon as a crisis appears. Zimbabwe ordered a “total internet shutdown” in recent days during protests over a dramatic fuel price increase and a resulting deadly crackdown. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
AP Explains: 2019 a busy year for African internet shutdownsAP Explains: 2019 already a busy year for African internet shutdowns; how it works and how it hurts
The Associated Press2 days ago
'I've been robbed by the state:' Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns'I have been robbed by the state:' Zimbabwe mourns amid a bloody crackdown on protests
The Associated Press1 day ago
Al-Qaida-linked jihadists kill 10 UN peacekeepers in MaliAl-Qaida-linked jihadists kill 10 UN peacekeepers in northern Mali, wound at least 25 more
The Associated Press1 day ago
File-This jan. 10, 2019, file photo shows opposition candidate Martin Fayulu speaking to the press at his headquarters in Kinshasa, Congo.  Congo's Constitutional Court early Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019,  declared the election of Felix Tshisekedi as president, rejecting challenges to the vote by runner-up Fayulu, who had alleged fraud. Tshisekedi, son of the late, charismatic opposition leader Etienne, is now set to be inaugurated on Tuesday.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
Tshisekedi declared Congo's president, but runner-up revoltsCongo election crisis: Tshisekedi is declared the president, but runner-up Fayulu revolts
The Associated Press2 days ago
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