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Zimbabwe’s urgent need for data privacy laws

This short digest discusses two ICT related events that show how dated Zimbabwean laws are when it comes to the protection and promotion of fundamental rights in the digital age.

Digest: Facial recognition technology and privacy rights

The Zimbabwean government seeks to utilise facial recognition technology to improve its law enforcement capabilities and strengthen security in the country. To achieve this, they have partnered with a Chinese company, Cloudwalk Technology Co. on a mass facial recognition project.

Omnibus cyber bill muddies fundamental rights

The proposed merging of the three cyber bills into one bill as recently announced by the responsible minister could result in the muddying and undermining of other fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution.

Commentary series: Cybersecurity and Cybercrimes Bill

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).  This analysis comes on the backdrop of fast-paced technological developments in the country...

Achieving the right cybersecurity balance

A worldwide explosion of apps and e-commerce sites has created a disjointed control over data that is shared between organisations, leading to security breaches. Furthermore, personal information disclosed on social platforms and via unsecured channels has created a...