Statutory offence: should they have a place in Zimbabwe’s cyber law framework?

By Watmore Makokoba  Recently, Shadaya Tawona was recently convicted by a Harare magistrate on criminal insult after he retweeted a Tweet sent from an account purportedly belonging to Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Chairperson Priscilla Chigumba. Shadaya was charged and found guilty of contravening section 95 of the Criminal Law and Codification Act. Should this statutory offence have a place in […]

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Beware! Free public Wi-Fi may be hazardous

By Wisdom Mumera Wi-Fi is now everywhere! Internet providers such as ZOL have set up free hot-spots at various public spaces such as food outlets and shopping centres, this is wow the fast digitizing, but the question is how safe are these free connections. Some providers offer promotional free internet connecting zones, which is a […]

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A guide to staying online if the internet or social media gets blocked

Secure your VPN   By Watmore Makokoba During the Uganda elections February last year, more than 12 apps downloaded by citizen internet users were VPNs related VPN, (Virtual Private Network) technology lets a computer using a public internet connection join a private network by way of a secure “tunnel” between that machine and the network. This is one […]

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How Govt Might Justify A Strict Cyber Bill

By Daniel Chigundu A few weeks ago, a Zanu PF website was hacked for the second time by unknown people who might be operating from within or outside the country. Interestingly, the hacking of the website comes at a time when the country is in the process of crafting a Cyber Bill, currently referred to as […]

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How Govt Might Justify A Strict Cyber Bill

By Daniel Chigundu A few weeks ago, a Zanu PF website was hacked for the second time by unknown people who might be operating from within or outside the country. Interestingly, the hacking of the website comes at a time when the country is in the process of crafting a Cyber Bill, currently referred to as […]

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