Tag: Zimbabwe Digital Authoritarianism

Zimbabwe police charge Twitter user for retweeting tweet parodying ZEC chairperson Priscilla ChigumbaZimbabwe police charge Twitter user for retweeting tweet parodying ZEC chairperson Priscilla Chigumba

In yet another example of the burgeoning digital authoritarianism of President Emmerson Mnangaga's post-Mugabe Zimbabwe, police recently charged a Twitter user for retweeting a tweet parodying Priscilla Chigumba, the chairperson of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.

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In Zimbabwe, A New Cyber Security Ministry To Strengthen Mugabe’s Digital AuthoritarianismIn Zimbabwe, A New Cyber Security Ministry To Strengthen Mugabe’s Digital Authoritarianism

In a recent cabinet reshuffle, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe unveiled a brand new ministry of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. The ministry further extends the dictator's authoritarian agenda and ability to conduct repressive activities into cyberspace.

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Zimbabwe’s digital activists “can easily be identified” by Mugabe’s all-seeing surveillance stateZimbabwe’s digital activists “can easily be identified” by Mugabe’s all-seeing surveillance state

Members of Zimbabwe's growing army of Internet-savvy freedom fighters "can easily be identified" by Mugabe's all-seeing surveillance state, according to the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), Zimbabwe’s telecommunications regulator.

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