A Harare magistrate recently convicted a man of criminal insult. The charge of criminal insult against Shadaya arose after he retweeted a Tweet sent from an account purportedly belonging to Zimbabwe Electoral Commission chairperson Priscilla Chigumba.
The purpose of this brief is to advocate for an approach to cyber crime and cyber security in Zimbabwe that protects individuals, devices and networks, and, guards against arbitrary infringement of human rights in the name of national security.
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).
There is no doubt that the world of technology is upon us. The traditional ways of communication have since been overtaken by the use of the internet. The world is now connected through the use...