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One year in: How Facebook’s Internet.org Free Basic Services are bringing people online

27 July 2015 | 2555 Views
• Internet.org brings new users onto mobile networks on average over 50% faster after launching free basic services • More than half of the people w...
by APO

Woman jailed, deported over Facebook post in UAE

15 July 2015 | 6157 Views
An Australian woman has been released from an United Arab Emirates jail and deported after being arrested for posting an image on Facebook of a vehicle blocking two disabled car spots at her apartment...
by Staff Reporter

Facebook opens first African office in Johannesburg

29 June 2015 | 7804 Views
JOHANNESBURG - Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has opened its first office in Africa to further the company's commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally and regionally. Based in Melrose ...
by APO

'The horror of residing in a company house' - Unedited

27 June 2015 | 7144 Views
This unedited message was sent to us via Bulawayo24 News Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/Bulawayo24...
by Concerned Citizen

Pastor brags about his riches on Facebook

01 June 2015 | 7259 Views
"Find me a pastor who is living in a house same like mine on the picture and I will give you R2500 (100,000)", writes Pastor Hastings Salanje.The Malawian Pastor who is the leader of the Wel...
by Staff reporter

Zanu PF UK chapter attacks Tsvangirai

04 May 2015 | 3214 Views
The United Kingdom Zanu PF branch has attacked MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai for allegedly calling for the people in Zimbabwe to escalated the political and economic crisis so as to force Zanu...
by Stephen Jakes

Strive Masiyiwa explains why he writes on Facebook

22 March 2015 | 9025 Views
Econet Wireless founder Strive Masiyiwa says he writes and responds to comments on his Facebook page "because it is important to help mentor the next generation of leaders. Every time, I sit to write,...
by Moyo Roy

Send money to friends in Facebook Messenger

18 March 2015 | 6765 Views
Facebook has introduced "a new feature in Messenger that gives people a more convenient and secure way to send or receive money between friends." According to the giant social network, the ...
by Tech Reporter

Is Econet trying to force us to buy Facebook bundles

09 March 2015 | 2886 Views
4:24pm, Mar 9 - ‪+263 8* *** ****‬: Dear editor, Allow me to express my views on one of the country's leading mobile operator Econet. Econet has data bundle...
by Econet Customer

Former Miss Zimbabwe splash love on facebook

01 March 2015 | 3315 Views
FORMER Miss Zimbabwe Lorraine Maphala-Phiri and businessman husband Sonny Phiri seem to have patched up their differences as evidenced by their Facebook posts suggesting that their rough-sailing relat...
by Mbongeni Msimanga

Zanu-PF supporters welcome VP Mnangagwa at the Launch of Chirumanzu-Zibagwe

22 February 2015 | 4591 Views
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by Staff Reporter

Facebook, Twitter in statistics battle

03 February 2015 | 3170 Views
Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc released a barrage of data, special "heat" maps and slick animations on Monday to claim the title of most-popular social network for spectators watching the Super Bowl, bu...
by Tech Reporter

New change brings Facebook down

27 January 2015 | 4094 Views
Social network Facebook became inaccessible across much of the globe for a time on Tuesday, before returning to normal service.Millions of users were unable to access their accounts.Us...
by Staff Reporter

Facebook to test Facebook Lite in Zimbabwe

27 January 2015 | 4182 Views
According to a report by TechCrunch, Facebook has been testing a new version of Facebook dubbed "Facebook Lite." The app is essentially a simplified version of its mobile website, which has been...
by itnewsafrica

Fake Facebook page costs US govt $134,000

21 January 2015 | 4482 Views
The US Justice Department is to pay a woman $134,000 after making a fake Facebook page that contained a photograph of her half-clothed.Sondra Arquiett had sued the government after it had sugg...
by Staff Reporter

Mark Zuckerberg launches book club

05 January 2015 | 5606 Views
A book club started by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has already had almost 140,000 "likes".The billionaire social network founder has set up the Facebook group "...
by Staff Reporter

When robbing an ATM goes wrong - Video

02 January 2015 | 8700 Views
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by Staff Reporter

Just watch, BIG Rihanna wannabe

15 December 2014 | 5182 Views
This video of a woman dressed in...
by Staff Reporter

Man (36) jailed for Facebook 'revenge porn'

03 December 2014 | 7162 Views
A man has been jailed after breaking a "revenge porn" law introduced in California last October.Noe Iniguez posted a photograph of his ex-girlfriend naked to her employer's Facebook page along...
by Staff Reporter

'Africa celebrates thieves and vilifies good men and women' - Video

06 November 2014 | 2545 Views
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by Staff Reporter

'No one can stop me spreading my aids,' woman claims on Facebook

10 October 2014 | 11388 Views
A Zimbabwean woman who claims to be living with Aids has taken to Facebook to brag about spreading the killer disease.The woman, ...
by Staff Reporter

Facebook gets green light to buy WhatsApp

03 October 2014 | 5352 Views
EU regulators have given the go-ahead for the social networking site Facebook to buy the mobile messenger service WhatsApp.The decision clears the way for a fiercely op...
by Tech Reporter

Facebook group aims to expose absentee fathers

30 September 2014 | 2289 Views
Launched two weeks ago, 'Dead Beat Kenya' and its affiliated sites already have 125,000 likes. But can any good come from naming and shaming, asks Kagure MugoKenyan men, have you ever chosen t...
by Guardian

Facebook is down

01 August 2014 | 5469 Views
Facebook has gone down - The site started to undergo issues around just before 12 noon ET, according to various tweets. It is down on both the web and mobile....
by Moyo Roy

Diasporian bashes 'Zvirikufaya' videos on Facebook

18 July 2014 | 4677 Views
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by Moyo Roy

Police hunt for two SA based 'Baba Jukwa' suspects

07 July 2014 | 5215 Views
Zimbabwe police say they are keen on interviewing South African based Zimbabwe journalist Mkhululi Chimoio on suspicions that he is one of the administrators of shadowy Facebook character Baba Jukwa...
by Staff Reporter

Regulating Social Media Key to Global Peace

25 June 2014 | 2662 Views
The moral damage caused by the faceless Facebook icon dubbed Baba Jukwa on Zimbabwe is shameful. This makes society to regret the unbridled effects of Citizen journalism which is  accelerated...
by Suitable Kajau

Facebook launches new photo-messaging app

19 June 2014 | 5016 Views
Facebook has launched a photo-messaging app one week after accidentally releasing it on Apple's app store, BBC reported.Known as Slingshot, the...
by Staff Reporter

Facebook goes down

19 June 2014 | 5450 Views
Facebook has gone doneFacebook was down for around 20 minutes, its longest service disruption in l...
by Moyo Roy

Teen dies in Facebook dare

14 June 2014 | 4897 Views
Paris - French police are warning young people about the dangers of a dare spreading on Facebook that has left a young man dead and another severely injured.Police confirmed on Friday that a ...
by Staff Reporter

UK-based Zim woman post video on Facebook claiming she caught hubby in bed with 'childrenminder'

03 June 2014 | 10476 Views
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by Staff Reporter

Germany spies to monitor Facebook, Twitter in real-time

31 May 2014 | 3374 Views
Germany's spy agency is working on a 300 million euro project that would extend its digital espionage program and allow the monitoring of Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks in real-time,...
by Staff Reporter

Telecel allows subscribers to browse Facebook for free

21 May 2014 | 5835 Views
Telecel pre-paid subscribers with data-enabled handsets can now browse on Facebook for free, even when they have no airtime, utilising the Facebook Zero web-site.Facebook Zero is a mobile web-...
by Chengetai Chinembiri

Internet abuzz as Facebook co-founder 'Zuckerberg' turns 30

15 May 2014 | 8412 Views
San Francisco - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was branded all grown-up on Wednesday, his 30th birthday triggering a barrage of online accolades and playful barbs.The Facebook co-founder's list ...
by Staff Reporter

Former Miss Zimbabwe in Facebook rant against journalists

24 March 2014 | 6800 Views
Miss Zimbabwe second princess (2007) and former Miss Bulawayo Sibusisiwe Dube on Sunday went ballistic on social networking site Facebook accusing journalists of rumour mongering and receiving b...
by Staff Reporter

Man in court for offensive Facebook page

19 March 2014 | 8024 Views
A former employee of prominent Bulawayo businessman, Raj Modi, who owns a chain of supermarkets under the Spar franchise, allegedly created a Facebook page to insult his former employer whom he accuse...
by Tendayi Madhomu

Bid to block Facebook - WhatsApp acquisition deal

09 March 2014 | 9941 Views
Two privacy groups reportedly filed a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission seeking for Facebook's proposed 19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp be blocked because of the potential impact on...
by Tech Reporter

Daughters get daddy's death notice via Facebook

03 March 2014 | 8071 Views
The eldest daughter of the late Gwanda veteran educationist, Thapelo Nkwate who is based in the United Kingdom told mourners on Sunday that they were devastated to learn of their fathers death via Fac...
by Staff reporter

Girl's Facebook brag costs father $80,000

01 March 2014 | 8479 Views
A college student's snarky Facebook status update has cost her father the $80,000 settlement he won in an age-discrimination lawsuit.According to the ...
by Staff Reporter

Parliamentarians asked to open Facebook accounts

25 February 2014 | 3462 Views
Members of Parliament have been advised to open Facebook accounts and forward them to the website administrator so that their names are on the house's page.In separate notices at the lowe...
by Staff Reporter

Facebook to buy WhatsApp

20 February 2014 | 6071 Views
Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock in a landmark deal that places the world's largest social network closer to the heart of mobile ...
by Reuters

Facebook allows users to customise gender after consulting with gays

14 February 2014 | 9629 Views
Facebook has announced that it will allow users to customise their gender, after consulting on the subject with gay and transgender advocacy groups.The 50-odd options, which include "bi-gende...
by Staff Reporter

Mujuru disowns Facebook accounts

13 February 2014 | 3823 Views
Vice President Joice Mujuru yesterday distanced herself from various Facebook accounts in her name and bearing her pictures, saying it is the work of mischievous people.One of the accounts, w...
by Staff reporter

Facebook founder tops US philanthropist list

11 February 2014 | 3839 Views
New York - Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife topped a list of the biggest US philanthropic donors in 2013, giving away nearly $1bn, the Chronicle of Philanthropy said o...
by Reuters

Zim School of Mines denies posting photo of dead body on Facebook

08 February 2014 | 2728 Views
ZIMBABWE School of Mines has denied claims they posted a picture of a dead body on their Facebook page, as the institution has...
by Sanele Njini

Cops film dying man 'for facebook'!

07 February 2014 | 7149 Views
POLICE came to the rescue of Vuyani Kose after angry residents beat him up and set him on fire.The cops pulled the severely assaulted man away from the flames onto the grass.Then they ...
by Staff reporter

Zim School of Mines posts photo of dead body on Facebook

07 February 2014 | 8441 Views
A Facebook page believed to be the official "Zimbabwe School of Mines" page on December 4th last year posted a photograph of a dead body.Th...
by Moyo Roy

'Mugabe died and is being preserved in a freezer', teen arrested

18 January 2014 | 13292 Views
A teenager has been arrested for allegedly insulting President Robert Mugabe on Facebook.Gumisai Manduwa, 18, from Odzi, in Manicaland province was arrested on thursday for contravening Secti...
by Staff Reporter

'I never said Mugabe is dead' says Baba Jukwa

12 January 2014 | 60001 Views
Controversial still unknown Facebook character Baba Jukwa has made a cowardly statement disassociating himself from the widely spread news of President Robert Mugabe's death in Asia.In his...
by Staff Reporter

Facebook used by 71% of online adults

30 December 2013 | 8719 Views
Washington - The surge into social networks is gaining pace among Americans, with Facebook dominating but with many people using multiple platforms, a study showed on Monday.A Pew Research Cen...
by Staff Reporter

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