Amid Civil Unrest, Internet Shutdowns are Making Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis Worse

Amid Civil Unrest, Internet Shutdowns are Making Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis Worse By Kudzai Chimhangwa Following the January 12 declaration of an official fuel price hike in Zimbabwe, civil unrest and political paranoia has rocked the nation. President Emmerson Mnanagagwa announced that fuel prices at $1.30 USD per liter would go up by 150 percent, making Zimbabwe’s fuel among the most expensive in the world. The next day he left for a five-day tour of Russia and Eastern Europe, purportedly in search of investment deals. Chaos and anarchy broke out the…

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