January 21, 2019 / 5:56 PM / 5 months ago

Zimbabwe's Econet Wireless says restores all internet and social media services

HARARE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile phone operator Econet Wireless restored all internet and social media services on Monday after a court ruled the government’s shutdown of the internet last week was illegal, it said in a message to subscribers.

The sporadic internet blackout, ordered by Security Minister Owen Ncube, began on Tuesday following the start of protests against a rise in fuel prices that turned violent.

Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe; Editing by Catherine Evans

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