Zambia’s cyber security stance worries civil rights groups
Government formally introduces Cyber Security and Cybercrimes Bills of 2021.
Feb 4, 2021
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.
Wall Street Journal
Aug 20, 2019
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."
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