A Zimbabwean state official accuses online publications and social media users of “spreading falsehoods” about the president's health.
The six Zimbabweans found guilty of conspiring to commit acts of public violence, have had their sentences suspended, pending an appeal.
The landlocked African country plans to crack down on those who insult the country's king on Facebook and Twitter.
Human rights groups denounce a Harare court ruling that sentenced six people for viewing Internet footage of mass protests in Egypt.
Over one million subscribers have signed up for EcoNet's cash transfer service since its launch in September last year.
A third Internet voice provider readies operations as Zimbabweans increasingly seek alternatives to mobile and landline services.