Internet censorship has been measured in Zimbabwe all along (since 2016) and OONI data hadn’t shown any signs of internet censorship, until a tweet caught our attention.
The sharp rise in technology-related violence against women and its normalisation has made the use of the internet a gendered issue.
The internet has exploded and may, in the few hours remaining before the poll on Monday, decide who takes the jackpot. Zimbabwe is going into a make-or-break election to choose its next president, 210 legislators, and nearly 2,000 local government officials all in one day — July 30, 2018. The jackpot is obviously the presidency, […]
There is more to ‘fake news’ than just lies. Sometimes fake news is dissent presented in a totally different style, by a not so ‘credible’ individual whose unpopular opinion, goes against the norm or is offensive to the status quo.
Its important to ask, does Africa have a digitalisation agenda? Who set it? What is the strategy? Who is the gatekeeper? These are the crucial questions APCs Koliwe Majama posed at the start of her keynote lecture, delivered at the Digitalisation in Africa: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Technology, Development and Justice conference at the University of […]
Conference – Digitalisation in Africa: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Technology, Development, and Justice, 26 and 27 September 2018
Koliwe gives a keynote speech at the University of Tubingen on the topic Africa’s digitilisation agenda.
The presentation held in 2018, supported by the Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe walked the audience through various topics. Ranging from women’s right, theSeneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention – 1848, women’s rights online and coverage of womenin the Zimbabwean media.
The official presentation from the one day Internet Governance and Freedoms workshop organised by Radio VOP in Harare on 22 Aug to broaden their reporting on internet governance and digital rights issues.
Koliwe Majama is the overall organiser for the African School on Internet Governance and is responsible for outreach, partnership building, participant selection, the AfriSIG website, fundraising and overall logistics. She is also the key liaison with participants and assists on the schools strategy and future development. Koliwe has organised two AfriSIGs, the 2017 one held in Sharm El Sheikh, […]
A presentation looking into the different stages of a project’s life cycle, planning tactics, execution and coordination of the project and finally closure of the project.
HARARE – Digital rights and media activist Koliwe Majama challenged journalists who converged for a one day Internet Governance and Freedoms workshop organised by Radio VOP in Harare on Wednesday to broaden their reporting on internet governance and digital rights issues. The training is part of a project titled Ïmproving Internet Access and Digital Rights […]
Despite the ethical and legal obligation to be impartial in their coverage of electoral processes, the media in Zimbabwe remain polarised and unbalanced in their electoral coverage and reportage, media practitioners’ contend.
The membership of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) and other African internet governance stakeholders attending the Sixth African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) has called for the prioritisation of digital rights of all citizens across the continent.
Since it began, the forum [Internet Freedom Forum] has pointed out, and addressed many issues affecting internet users in Africa. With the aid of experts, the forum addressed issues of internet shutdown, cyber-crime laws, fake news, among others.
This article originally appeared on DW Akademie’s website for an interview where Koliwe speaks about digital rights and trust in multi-stakeholder processes. You can read the post here
The HIGH COURT’S decision to grant Kwese TV satellite television services rights in Zimbabwe has been hailed, by media practitioners.
Another serious call to the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to licence community radio initiatives was made at a community meeting held in Kariba recently, hosted by Patsaka Nyaminyami Community Radio Initiative and facilitated by Misa Zimbabwe (Koliwe Nyoni)
TheAfrican School on Internet Governance(AfriSIG) is an annual five-day residential course run by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency.Alumni from the four editions of AfriSIG held so far are successfully moving into the internet governance space by participating in major events at both the regional and international levels. […]
Voice of America’s, Studio 7 isiNdebele edition of the failure of Zimbabwe’s Media Information and Broadcasting Services Minister, Christopher Mushowe’s failure to attend a Parliamentary Portfolio Committee meeting in Harare on 15 June 2017.
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