How to secure your HTTP and IP on Twitter

  By Watmore Makokoba Although add-ons described above will force HTTPS for Twitter as well, it’s a good idea to change your Twitter settings to HTTPS by default whenever you connect, especially if you access Twitter on multiple or public computers. In order to enable HTTPS for Twitter, click on your Twitter handle in the […]

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How to secure your HTTP and IP on Facebook

By Watmore Makokoba A number of country authorities engage in the heavy sifting of a large number of websites and blogs, this is in real sense surveillance, although the levels will vary from country to country. No time in the history of digitalization in Zimbabwe when cybersecurity matter than now as the country is in election […]

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How to secure your mobile phone from spyware

By Watmore Makokoba Globally, activists, journalists, politicians and government critics have been tracked via their mobile phones, and some countries in Africa conduct surveillance more extensively than others with risks varying from country to country. According to Accessnow, people such as human rights defenders are experiencing a high level of surveillance in some parts of […]

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Panic Button App for Journalists ahead of elections

By Kalabash Contributor   MISA Zimbabwe on 13 April 2018 launched its JournoSOS App, a mobile application aimed at enhancing the media freedom lobby organisation’s work in promoting the safety of journalists and media practitioners.   The application, which was launched at a breakfast meeting in Harare,  is currently available for devices running on the Android platform.   […]

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Stop impunity and criminalizing journalists now

By Watmore Makokoba Journalists are not criminals, governments have been warned to stop forthwith muzzling the media and called upon to expedite investigations to ensure perpetrators are brought to book. As the world commemorates International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, civil society and the media fraternity have expressed concern on the rising […]

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Chinamasa’s Ministry the pot of gold for internet censure

By Tariro Senderayi Lets us not be fooled into getting carried away with trivialities. The cabinet reshuffle was orchestrated by his Excellency who has been the chief orchestrator of many things successful since the 1980 administration. The new Ministry of Cyber Security, Threats and Mitigation might just be a blessing that Zanu-PF has been waiting […]

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Will be the winning politician have a social media account in 2018?

By Wisdom Mumera Social media has been the chief catalyst for increased political discourse and the rise of activism by bringing politics nearer and engagement being done within a ‘safer’ context. According to Ciara McCorley, Research Fellow, African Development and Democracy, University of Sussex the number of social media users has increased providing an easy […]

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