Zimbabwe takes aim at social media
Government appoints task team to monitor social media posts.
Nov 8, 2021
Feb 4, 2021
Zambia’s cyber security stance worries civil rights groups
Government formally introduces Cyber Security and Cybercrimes Bills of 2021.
Panos Institute of Southern Africa
Dec 9, 2020
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Senior official confirms Cyber Security and Cyber Crime Bill as well as the Data Protection Bill have been withdrawn.
Jan 17, 2019
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.
Feb 16, 2015
Zambia's info minister won't muzzle online media
Newly appointed Minister of Information and Broadcasting services says he has 'more important things to do'.
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