Unites States President Donald Trump’s Executive Order, the “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States”, jeopardizes the privacy and digital rights of U.S.-based Zimbabweans. Meanwhile, at home, Zimbabweans must content with Robert Mugabe’s burgeoning digital authoritarianism.
Margaret Dongo says Joice Mujuru’s decision to expel her from ZimPF is the culmination of months of self-defeating politics borrowed from the ruling Zanu PF party’s playbook.
By reporting allegations of sexual assault committed by predatory white UN peacekeepers against Black African women and girls as “consensual sex”, the media presents Black bodies as “sites for white expressions of sadism and sexual perversion”, and reproduces stereotypes informed by white supremacy.
The Advantages – and Drawbacks – of Presidential Term Limits as a Tool for Building Democracy in Africa
In Africa, campaigns for presidential term limits often lead to prolonged conflict, transition to democracy, civil society action and opportunities for opposition parties to overcome fragmentation.
Zimbabwe urgently needs a grassroots movement and network of Internet freedom fighters dedicated to defending privacy and digital rights during Zimbabwe’s 2018 transition season and after Robert Mugabe’s departure.