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With Protests On The Horizon, You Better Have A VPN Ready In Case The Internet Is Switched Off Again

Major opposition party -MDC A (its MDC A right??)- has protests planned for August 16 (tomorrow), which means we could end up with limited access to the internet or if push comes to shove no internet at all. Let’s talk VPNs If access is blocked off for social media and messaging apps –as it was […]


Police Not Investigating People Who Used VPN Services During Internet Shutdown- ZRP Commissioner, Charity Charamba

You are well aware that last week many Zimbabweans were forced to turn to the use of Virtual Private Networks (VPN) in the wake of the #ShutdownZimbabwe protests that prompted the government to shut down the internet. Apparently, there is fake news circulating on social media saying that the police, Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is investigating […]


5 More Things You Didn’t Know You Can Do With A VPN

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) has recently been a remarkably useful tool in Zimbabwe, owing to the shutting down and throttling of internet by the government amid the #ShutdownZimbabwe protests. Many Zimbos now know that a VPN can encrypt their internet connection and allow them to ‘virtually’ locate their phones and computers in different locations […]