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Vol 52 No 22

Published 4th November 2011


Zimbabwe

Cyber attack

Even Harare’s shell-shocked business community was rocked by the arrest, charging and weekend incarceration of Farai Rwodzi, nascent billionaire and one of its youngest and brightest stars, on 27 October (AC Vol 51 No 22, Sanctions fraying fast). Rwodzi and two line managers in his Africom internet service provider were charged with operating an illicit radio station and breaching the Official Secrets Act by sending classified sensitive information to Afghanistan, Canada and the United States. (In the convoluted thinking of the regime, even the internal documents of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front are regarded as state secrets.)

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