Zimbabwe ready to roll with broadband plan

Aim to reduce the cost of broadband access from the current rate of 10.1% of a Zimbabwean’s average monthly income, to 2%.
Michael Malakata

Zimbabwe takes aim at social media

Government appoints task team to monitor social media posts.
Feb 4, 2021

Zambia’s cyber security stance worries civil rights groups

Government formally introduces Cyber Security and Cybercrimes Bills of 2021.

Under pressure Zambia shelves cybercrime Bills

Senior official confirms Cyber Security and Cyber Crime Bill as well as the Data Protection Bill have been withdrawn.

Mnangagwa's crackdown on connectivity continues

Internet restored but WhatsApp, Twitter still down in Zimbabwe as protests enter day four.
Nov 21, 2018

Cyber security Bills have Zambia's govt stumped

Legal framework under development says Justice Ministry, but questions remain over possible impact on freedom of expression, speech.
Mar 9, 2017

Zim cyber crime bill needs review claims media group

Media Institute of Southern Africa bemoans proposed legislation in its current form, urges authorities to consider concerns.
Feb 3, 2016

Zambian media regulator to sue broadcaster

The battle for control of the Southern African country's airwaves heads to court.
Oct 23, 2015

Zambia's media institute warns govt

Organisation claims recent threats by ministers tantamount to violation of media freedom.
Jun 24, 2015

Zambia: authorities concede on digital migration policy

Telecoms regulator buckles under pressure over national broadcaster decision.
Jun 19, 2015

Zambian broadcaster gets ‘sole’ right to flight digital

Media group cries foul over latest development regarding digital broadcasting.
Mar 27, 2015

Econet Zimbabwe, journos square off

Journalists demand apology following a raid at The Source news agency on Thursday.