Show us the money, then we licence you says BAZ

By Joel Mandaza The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) says it will only issue community radio licenses to those who show the financial capacity to run the stations. This comes on the back of increased calls for the government to license community-based radio stations since the appointment of the new BAZ board this year. Speaking …

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Cyber Bill should respect human rights

By Mark Matambirofa Some members of the public have called on the government to ensure that the upcoming Cyber Crime, Cyber Security and Data Protection Bill does not infringe on people’s rights adding that it should be used to promote the safe use of internet in the country. Zimbabwe is in the process of coming …

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Cyber Bill should respect human rights

By Mark Matambirofa Some members of the public have called on the government to ensure that the upcoming Cyber Crime, Cyber Security and Data Protection Bill does not infringe on people’s rights adding that it should be used to promote the safe use of internet in the country. Zimbabwe is in the process of coming …

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Cabinet finally approves the Cyber Bill

By Daniel Chigundu Cabinet says it has approved the much-awaited Cyber Crime, Cyber Security and Data Protection Bill which seeks among other things to regulate and promote the safe use of internet in Zimbabwe. The announcement comes just a few weeks after President Emmerson Mnangagwa included the Bill on the legislative agenda for the Second …

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Kazembe Makes ZimPost, NetOne and Potraz Board Appointments

By Takunda Mandura Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services Minister Kazembe Kazembe has appointed the ZimPost Board and added board members to NetOne Cellular and Potraz boards. The youthful minister said the appointments have been authorized by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and they are with effect from 1 June and have tenure of 4 years. …

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Parliament returns next week

By Daniel Chigundu The First Session of the 9th Parliament of Zimbabwe resumes next week after a dramatic month-long break full of baton sticks, bullets and tear gas among many other things. Parliament adjourned its sitting on the 20th (Thursday) of December 2018 on a motion by Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi …

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Zimbos Migrate to Telegram amid Internet Shutdown

By Divine Dube An arbitrary ban of social media sites such as WhatsApp, Twitter and YouTube by government authorities has triggered Zimbabweans — a majority who rely on social media for news, to install Virtual Private Network (VPN) applications to access blocked sites, while others are quickly migrating to Telegram as a replacement for WhatsApp. …

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Zimbos Migrate to Telegram amid Internet Shutdown

By Divine Dube An arbitrary ban of social media sites such as WhatsApp, Twitter and YouTube by government authorities has triggered Zimbabweans — a majority who rely on social media for news, to install Virtual Private Network (VPN) applications to access blocked sites, while others are quickly migrating to Telegram as a replacement for WhatsApp. …

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