National daily newspaper, The Herald, recently published an article in which the immediate former permanent secretary of Information George Charamba explained circumstances under which broadcasting licences were issued in the absence of a Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) Board.
MISA Zimbabwe cautiously welcomes President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s mention of the Broadcasting Services Act (BSA) as among other laws that will be amended during the session of the Ninth Parliament of Zimbabwe.
On the 2nd and 3rd of July 2018 consumers nationwide struggled to make Ecocash transactions as the system was not working. Mobile banking consumers also struggled with intermittent mobile banking services for the most part of the same two-day period.
The Minister of ICT and Cyber Security Supa Mandiwanzira, this morning announced an almost 60% reduction in the cost of mobile data.
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.
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.
On Thursday 3 May, Econet Zimbabwe issued notices in local print media announcing that it had acquired three Media Service Licences.
MISA Zimbabwe this afternoon handed in submissions on the 4th draft of the Postal and Telecommunications Bill.