Safer Internet Day: UNICEF Calls for Online Kindness

Staff Reporter A statement by the United Nations on the occasion of Safer Internet Day has called for efforts towards curbing cyber bullying which is said to be affecting over 70% of young people between the ages of 15 to 24 globally. Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally and is aimed at rooting for safe …

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Rise Of The Splinternet- Is The Global Internet Dying?

By Jules Winfield The internet is facing historical splintering that will see many major countries operating from the ‘walled’ safety of their national intranets as security fears, trade protectionism and nationalism increases paranoia. The phenomenon has a variety of names such as Cyberbalkanisation or as former Google CEO Eric Schmidt called it, ‘bifurcation’. Splinternet is …

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Is Social Media A Security Risk?

Wisdom Mumera Social media is one of the unconventional security threats posed for African countries and they have to come up with new strategies to deal with that according to Prof Patrick Lumumba eminent African lawyer. Lumumba who was recently in the country attending the Youth Advocacy for Reform Agenda (YARD) Indaba expressed these sentiments …

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Is Social Media A Security Risk?

Wisdom Mumera Social media is one of the unconventional security threats posed for African countries and they have to come up with new strategies to deal with that according to Prof Patrick Lumumba eminent African lawyer. Lumumba who was recently in the country attending the Youth Advocacy for Reform Agenda (YARD) Indaba expressed these sentiments …

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Four key points that will make Zimbabwe Cyber Bill a gem

By Watmore Makokoba The words ‘Cyber Bill’ sounds familiar to Zimbabwe, largely because of fears it is one of those ‘made-to-look-good’ pieces of legislation meant to muzzle freedom of expression and access to information through the internet. As the bill is tabled to the House of Assembly, debates will be informed by some of these […]

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Four key points that will make Zimbabwe Cyber Bill a gem

By Watmore Makokoba The words ‘Cyber Bill’ sounds familiar to Zimbabwe, largely because of fears it is one of those ‘made-to-look-good’ pieces of legislation meant to muzzle freedom of expression and access to information through the internet. As the bill is tabled to the House of Assembly, debates will be informed by some of these […]

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How operational framework derails internet growth in Zimbabwe

By Watmore Makokoba Although internet penetration in Zimbabwe is growing at a steady rate, the licensing and operational framework leaves a lot be desired. The laws and regulations pertaining to the Internet must not only be premised on monitoring, cyber crimes and muzzling voices but must also prioritise liberalising the operating environment to augment the […]

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