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Analysis of the Data Protection Act

Analysis of the Data Protection Act

On 3 December 2021, Zimbabwe enacted the Data Protection Act which also has aspects relating to cybersecurity and cybercrimes. The object of this Act is “to increase data protection in order to build confidence and trust in the secure use of information and...

Cell phone levy detrimental to universal access to information

Cell phone levy detrimental to universal access to information

MISA Zimbabwe supports the push by parliamentarians to scrap the US$50,00 levy on new cell phone handsets as this will impact negatively on internet access and citizens’ rights to information. Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube,...

Media Reforms Stakeholders Indaba Resolutions

Media Reforms Stakeholders Indaba Resolutions

30 October 2021 Cresta Lodge Msasa Harare, Zimbabwe We, the delegates to the MISA Zimbabwe facilitated Stakeholders Indaba on Media Law and Policy Reforms held on 30 October 2021 in Harare, Zimbabwe; Having debated and deliberated on the national importance of media...

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