The proposed merging of the three cyber bills into one bill as recently announced by the responsible minister could result in the muddying and undermining of other fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution.
The minister said following guidance from the Attorney General’s Office, the Cybersecurity and Cybercrimes Bill will now incorporate the draft Data Protection Bill and the Electronic Transactions and Electronic Commerce Bill.
MISA Zimbabwe is greatly concerned that the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe is seeking to licence online video content providers who don't require broadcasting frequencies.
Bail granted to Zimbabwean journalist, Kenneth Nyangani, who was arrested over a story alleging that First Lady Grace Mugabe had donated second hand underwear to residents in Eastern Border town, Mutare.
These wanton assaults cannot be allowed to continue with impunity as they tarnish the image of the police and ruin the mutual working relationship that should exist between the media and the police.
Zimbabwean Journalists are concerned about ongoing cases of police harassment and assault of journalists on duty.
NewsDay journalists Obey Manayiti and Shepherd Tozvireva, and their driver Raphael Phiri, were arrested and assaulted by police officers as they photographed skirmishes between police and members of the public in Harare.
Remarks attributed to Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, George Charamba, on the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act are misleading.
NewsDay editor Wisdom Mdzungairi and reporter Everson Mushava were questioned by Harare police after they covered a press conference held by former Zanu PF Mashonaland Central youth leader, Godfrey Tsenengamu.
As Zimbabwe gets into the 2018 elections campaign mode, the government should speedily implement long overdue media reforms to entrench constitutional democracy.
A new Board of Censors has been put in place to regulate and control the media and film industry in the digital era.