Facebook delivers blow to Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe govt

HARARE – Popular American online social media and networking service, Facebook — has assured its Zimbabwean network users that it will not share their private communication with President Robert Mugabe’s government — even if there is such a request as at it takes their privacy seriously.

The assurance comes as media groups, civic society and opposition parties are fretting over the newly-created Cyber ministry which they say is aimed at curtailing freedom of expression and targets social media users.

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