The Zimbabwean government seeks to utilise facial recognition technology to improve its law enforcement capabilities and strengthen security in the country. To achieve this, they have partnered with a Chinese company, Cloudwalk Technology Co. on a mass facial recognition project.
Senior journalist with the NewsDay, Blessed Mhlanga was verbally assaulted by deputy minister of Finance and Member of Parliament (MP), Terrence Mukupe.
The World Telecommunication and Information Society Daym which is celebrated every year on 17 May, is aimed at raising awareness on the potential of ICTs in spurring socio-economic development.
MISA Zimbabwe writes this letter to highlight the unequal coverage of local political parties by national television and radio stations operated and controlled by the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC).
This edition of MISA Zimbabwe’s 2017 Digital Rights Report takes a look at the events which had an impact on digital rights within Zimbabwean cyberspace.
Tawanda Mudimu a photographer with The Herald was on 14 May 2018 reportedly manhandled by supporters of the MDC-T while covering demonstrations at the party’s headquarters in Harare.
MISA’s analysis of the state of media freedom and free expression in southern Africa during 2017 is presented in our annual publication So This Is Democracy?
On Thursday 3 May, Econet Zimbabwe issued notices in local print media announcing that it had acquired three Media Service Licences.
This year’s World Press Freedom Day commemorations, coming on the verge of Zimbabwe’s elections, pose the greatest test to government’s commitment to constitutional democracy underpinned by democratic media laws.
MISA Zimbabwe's recommendations for improving media freedom, freedom of expression and access to information in Zimbabwe to commemorate World Press Freedom Day 2018.