Dora Siliya

Zambia’s cyber security stance worries civil rights groups

Government formally introduces Cyber Security and Cybercrimes Bills of 2021.
Michael Malakata
Jan 15, 2021

Zambia readies new cyber security policy but pundits not convinced

Blogger organisation concerned policy could be manipulated by government.
Apr 7, 2020

Zambian government shuts down Prime TV

Private station blocked after allegedly refusing to broadcast free COVID-19 messages.

Zambia denies spying allegations

Minister of Information and Broadcasting labels allegations "unfounded and malicious".
Oct 31, 2018

Zambia's govt under pressure to repay US$273 million

Consumer watchdog expresses concern over processes involved in securing digital migration loan.
Aug 16, 2018

Zambia pushes ahead with controversial cyber security legislation

Civil society organisations say there has been a lack of consultation and the new legislation is a means of clamping down on freedom of expression.
Aug 14, 2018

Zambia to tax online calls to protect telcos

Daily tariff of US$0.30 to be charged through mobile phone operators and ISPs.
Jul 6, 2018

Africa banks on Chinese-backed digital migration strategy

Delegates from 45 African countries believe this will help them meet ITU's deadline of 17 June 2020.
Jun 26, 2018

Zambia: attempt to rein-in govt over social media control

Lawmakers say neither industry regular nor Broadcasting Authority have jurisdiction to control social media platforms.
Jun 12, 2018

Zambia: civil society, govt clash over cyber security Bills

Zambia Centre for Social Development demands wider consultation with stakeholders before Bills are passed into law.
May 17, 2018

Zambia's govt: 'we will not shut down social media'

Concern grows over the possible introduction of three new internet regulation bills.
Mar 23, 2018

Zambia's govt vows to address digital migration scandal

Southern Africa Network Against Corruption describes TopStar deal as "one of the worst financial scandals in modern day Zambia."