Remove multiple accreditations for journalists: Mhike

By James Martin Seasoned lawyer Chris Mhike has told the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Information and Broadcasting Services that they should use the Zimbabwe Media Commission Bill to do away with the issues of multiple accreditations for media practitioners in the country. Despite being duly accredited to practice journalism in the country by the Zimbabwe …

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ERC submits election legal framework analysis to Parliament

By James Martin Election Resource Centre (ERC) says it has submitted to Parliament its analysis of the legal framework that governs elections in Zimbabwe. The analysis which was handed over to the Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda is seeking among other things to help speed up electoral reforms in the country. Speaking recently, …

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No need to extend Proportional Representation: Masarira

By Daniel Chigundu Labour, Economists and African Democrats (LEAD) president Linda Masarira says she is against the idea of extending the term of Proportional Representation (PR) legislators adding that the seats are only being used to manipulate women instead of empowering them. The Constitution of Zimbabwe created PR legislators (60 seats drawn from the country’s …

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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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Internet security; Beware, government is watching you!!

By Kalabash Contributor At a recently held Zimbabwe Internet Governance Forum(ZIGF) conference, delegates were taken aghast when a Potraz representative revealed that government does online surveillance. Mr Tichafa Mujuru of the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) believes it will be folly for a government of this ‘day and age’ not to take […]

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Where does Zimbabwe stand on Cyber security?

“It is without a doubt that the Internet is now firmly embedded in the day to day lives of most Zimbabweans, making the protection and promotion of Internet freedoms more essential than ever” , Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA). By Watmore Makokoba   Internet penetration is moving at a faster rate in Zimbabwe even though […]

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Where does Zimbabwe stand on Cyber security?

“It is without a doubt that the Internet is now firmly embedded in the day to day lives of most Zimbabweans, making the protection and promotion of Internet freedoms more essential than ever” , Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA). By Watmore Makokoba   Internet penetration is moving at a faster rate in Zimbabwe even though […]

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Where does Zimbabwe stand on Cyber security?

“It is without a doubt that the Internet is now firmly embedded in the day to day lives of most Zimbabweans, making the protection and promotion of Internet freedoms more essential than ever” , Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA). By Watmore Makokoba   Internet penetration is moving at a faster rate in Zimbabwe even though […]

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Where does Zimbabwe stand on Cyber security?

“It is without a doubt that the Internet is now firmly embedded in the day to day lives of most Zimbabweans, making the protection and promotion of Internet freedoms more essential than ever” , Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA). By Watmore Makokoba   Internet penetration is moving at a faster rate in Zimbabwe even though […]

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Zimbabwe’s urgent need for data privacy laws

By Watmore Makokoba   The election campaign period has been an interesting period in Zimbabwe, a couple of incidences that happened namely leaking of personal data from the voters roll to some social media platforms and the  SMS campaign by Zanu PF using voters roll data made heads wage and placed a dent in the […]

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