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MISA Zimbabwe welcomes the enactment of the Regulations which provide clarity on the duties of entities and their information officers for purposes of efficiently providing information access.
This report focuses on enacted and proposed cybersecurity and cybercrime laws in the SADC region and how they have impacted the exercise of rights, more specifically, the right to privacy, freedom of expression and media freedom.
MISA Regional Acting Director elected into Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) Steering Committee.
The MISA Zimbabwe statement on the International Day for Universal Access to Information 2021.
MISA Zimbabwe welcomes the licensing of eight more community radio stations as this will enhance access to information and exchange of ideas on issues that affect marginalised communities for the government’s attention.
“A strong cyber security and data protection framework is critical for the exercise and enjoyment of human rights, trade, increased investments and Zimbabwe’s socio-economic development.”
The Cyber Security and Data Protection Bill which was gazetted in May 2020 and subjected to public hearings in July 2020, has now been recommitted in Senate following its passing in the National Assembly.
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.