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 joins the world in commemorating World Radio Day with a reminder to the government of Zimbabwe on the need for genuine transformation of the entire broadcasting sector to allow for diversity in radio broadcasting in the country.
MISA Zimbabwe welcomes remarks by the Acting Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services that his ministry is working to amend laws that restrict freedom of expression and access to information.
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.
Zanu PF national deputy political commissar Omega Hungwe has warned journalists that she would deal with them if they reported her remarks on how her party would win the 2018 elections.
MISA Zimbabwe is proud to publish its annual report examining media freedom, freedom of expression and access to information for 2017.
The Centre for Law and Technology Development and MISA Zimbabwe bring to you a commentary series on the third draft of the proposed Cybersecurity and Cybercrimes Bill (2017).
Zimbabwe police and representatives of media organisations have agreed on a raft of actions to secure a safe and conducive working environment for journalists.
MISA Zimbabwe calls on the government to develop internet back-up plans to avoid blackouts, after the country experienced a huge internet outage as a result of a technical failure.
MISA Zimbabwe urges President Emmerson Mnangagwa to crack the whip for speedy implementation of media reforms that have been outstanding since the coming into being of Zimbabwe’s 2013 Constitution.