Cyber security

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    Social media creates new space for activism in Zimbabwe

    ZIMBABWE – a country previously led by Africa’s longest ruling dictator, Robert Mugabe – has always had a closed media environment. Currently the country has one TV station and most of the print media is polarised. The majority of the population of about 15 million still lives in rural areas and relies on radio as its main source of the news and information.    “For people to be literate and to be able to use and critically…

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    Zimbabwe one of 25 nations using an Israeli tech to snoop on citizens

    As African governments crack down on protestors and opposition leaders in countries such as Nigeria and Uganda, it is emerging that state security agencies in seven regional countries are among 25 around the world using an Israeli surveillance platform to snoop on private communications of citizens. A new report names Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, and Zambia as…

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    If they can arrest me, it’s worse for less prominent journalists: Chin’ono

    JOURNALIST Hopewell Chin’ono feels freedom of the press is not being respected by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration, pointing to his two arrests and subsequent long detention at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in the later half of this year. Chin’ono, who exchanged harsh words with prosecutors after his second arrest on 3 November, highlights that both his arrests were triggered by…

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