In its submissions to parliament on the Cybersecurity and Data Protection Bill, MISA Zimbabwe, among other issues, recommended that the Bill be unbundled into three separate components notably: Cyber Security, Electronic Transactions and Data Protection Bills.
MISA Zimbabwe in partnership with the International Centre for Not for Profit Law, convened a multi-stakeholder engagement meeting on internet access and affordability.
The motion on, Information as a public good, moved on 15 June 2021, was supported by other legislators, among them, Honourable Webster Shamu, who urged the government to observe the provisions of the Windhoek Declaration which calls for media freedom.
Jeffrey Moyo was granted bail on 15 June 2021 after spending 20 days behind bars on charges of contravening the Immigration Act.
The MISA Zimbabwe Annual report 2020 is now available!
Resolutions from the Regional Multi-stakeholder Internet Governance conference held in Harare on 4 June 2021.
The Independent Complaints Commission bill public meetings will be held in Harare and Victoria Falls on June 7, Chinhoyi and Bulawayo on June 8, Bindura and Gwanda on June 9, Marondera and Masvingo, June 10 and finally, Gweru and Mutare on 12 June.
The MISA Regional Governing Council held a meeting to elect new leadership on 4 June 2021.
Rwandan journalist Ntamuhanga Cassien has reportedly gone missing in Mozambique.
Journalist Jeffery Moyo and ZMC employee Thabang Manhika denied bail on charges of contravening Immigration Act.