In Zimbabwe have died in protests against an increase in petrol prices several people. Today, a General strike paralyzes the country. Out of fear of further unrest, the government shut off the Internet.
In Zimbabwe is now the third day in a row protests against the doubling of petrol prices. A call for a General strike, many people joined today, apparently. The streets in the capital, Harare, were in the Morning, deserted, the shops closed.
From fear of further, well-organized protests, the government allowed the Internet in the country. The Zimbabwean telecommunications company, Exonet said in text messages to its customers that it was forced by the government had been the Internet service. "The matter is not under our control," it said.