Articles tagged 'whatsapp'

Apama Styles warms up to technology 4 May 2017 HARARE - Comical dancer Apama Styles has been pleasantly surprised by the manner in which a video clip of him on the dance floor has gone viral on social media. The way the video, which was shot by a fan using a smart phone in Ngezi last week has been widely shared by Zimbabweans at home and i...
'Mobile data revenue surpasses voice calls' 29 December 2016 HARARE - Mobile data brought wireless carriers more revenue than voice calls did for the last quarter, a milestone for the industry as faster network speeds are prompting Zimbabweans to consume, and pay for more data than ever. Mobile data service revenue reached $194 million in the third quar...
People just expressing themselves minister... 19 August 2016 EDITOR — I write to reply to Information  minister Chris Mushohwe's letter, “Don't abuse social media,” published in your edition yesterday. Firstly, being a Zimbabwean and living in this nation I have noted over the years Zanu PF's abuse of all State media in order to perpetuate its  strangle...
Don't restrict social media: Turkey 18 August 2016 HARARE - Social media restrictions must not be enforced in democratic countries as they may trigger citizens' resistance, Turkish ambassador to Zimbabwe Kadir Hidayet Eris said. In an interview with the Daily News yesterday, Eris said as Internet connectivity increases, information cannot be h...
Zim shutdown: Arrested juveniles released to parents care 11 July 2016 HARARE - Juveniles involved in the peaceful protests on Wednesday have been released into their parents' custody after being arrested in Bulawayo. Citizens on July 6, heeded a call to stay away from work and school in protest against the economic meltdown and social injustices in the country. ...
Gvt to escalate social media blitz 10 July 2016 HARARE - After successfully and temporarily jamming the WhatsApp platform during Wednesday's nationwide stay-away, there are fears that government will intensify controls as we approach the 2018 elections, observers contend. However, as they say; once bitten twice shy — citizens after this ord...
Potraz threatens Whatsapp users 7 July 2016 HARARE - In a clampdown that has been described as fascist, the Post and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) says people found in possession of, or sharing anti-government messages on social media platforms using their mobile phones will be arrested. Following yesterda...
Court scoffs at Mugabe's nude WhatsApp pic 29 January 2015 HARARE - Deputy Chief Justice Luke Malaba has blasted as “confused” the State case against a Bulawayo girl who allegedly sent President Robert Mugabe's “nude” picture on WhatsApp. Malaba was commenting on the case of Shantel Rusike, who stands accused of undermining the authority and insulting...