Koliwe Majama

A Zimbabwean based media, internet and communications consultant

Commisioned by

Africa Freedom of Expression

Research title

Digital rights in [Zimbabwe] Southern Africa
Digital Rights report



Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

ICT’s and development [Zimbabwe]
ICT Development [Zimbabwe]


Mapping of women’s rights and constitutionalism activism and advocacy at community level


Just Associates, Cape Town, South Africa

Women’s Dialogue Report: Bodies-Resources-Strategies


Non-consensual distribution of intimate images [Revenge pornography] Communications & Advocacy Strategy


National Survey Report on Non-consensual distribution of intimate images [Zimbabwe]


Power, Patriarchy and Gender Discrimination in Zimbabwean Newsrooms Report [Design & development of the action plan]


2017 Symposium :Power Shifts – Media Freedom and the Internet

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Read Interview of Koliwe Majama by DW Akademie the Symposium

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Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa – September 27-29, 2017

Moderation: News content and responses to the “fake news”phenomenon in Africa.
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Moderation: Sex and sexuality online – Lightning talk

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Zimbabwe ICT Policy and digital rights advocacy. [CIPESA] Harare, Zimbabwe July 25th , 2017

Facilitation and lead :Online expression & activism in Zimbabwe

Rapporteur – African Union [Open Forum] – 7 December 2016

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Remote Moderation –  Trade agreements and the internet [Main session] – 8 December 2016

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Facilitation/Presentation – The Case for Digital Rights: Strategies for increasing Private Sector accountability and transparency – 7 March 2017

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Presentation Country Update [Zimbabwe]

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Moderation –  Clickbait Journalism: Experiences in African media [Session]

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[promo_box border=”0″ image=”3521″ title=”The reason why internet freedom in Africa matters” btn_text=”Read Full Article” btn_link=”http://www.sabc.co.za/news/a/3b03dc8042c78969824aee168681f205/The-reason-why-internet-freedom-in-Africa-matters”]The Internet has changed the way that the world works. It has given humanity freedom to be able to share their views, ideas and opinions across platform.

[Published On 28/09/17 by Nina Oosthuizen, SABC][/promo_box][promo_box border=”0″ image=”3459″ title=”KWESE TV LICENSING HAILED!!” btn_text=”READ FULL ARTICLE” btn_link=” https://www.dailynews.co.zw/articles/2017/09/13/kwese-tv-licensing-hailed”]The HIGH COURT’S decision to grant Kwese TV satellite television services rights in Zimbabwe has been hailed, by media practitioners.

Published On 13/09/17 By Maxwell Sibanda[/promo_box]

[promo_box border=”0″ image=”3506″ title=”Free Air-Waves: Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ)” btn_text=”Read Full Aticle” btn_link=”http://bulawayo24.com/index-id-opinion-sc-columnist-byo-115938.html”]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)

[Published On 14/08/17 By Anwell Bepe][/promo_box][promo_box border=”0″ image=”3224″ title=”ZBC unlikely to reform ahead of 2018 elections” btn_text=”Read Full Article” btn_link=”https://www.dailynews.co.zw/articles/2017/05/15/zbc-unlikely-to-reform-ahead-of-2018-elections”]As the 2018 watershed elections loom in the country, public broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) which enjoys monopoly

[Published On 15/05/17 By DailyNews ZW][/promo_box]

[promo_box border=”0″ title=”In conversation on Internet Freedom in Zimbabwe” btn_text=”WATCH NOW” btn_link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otE8KbnJhd8″ image=”3217″]Koliwe Majama speaks on Internet Freedom in Zimbabwe

[Published on 04/04/17 By CIPESA][/promo_box][promo_box border=”0″ image=”3341″ title=”Intathelizindaba Zizonde Zigane Unwabu Ngokwenziwa NguChris Mushowe” btn_text=”Read Full Article” btn_link=”https://www.voandebele.com/a/uyehlulekile-njalo-uchris-mushowe-ukuvezela-uzulu-ukunikwa-kwe-zimpapers/3901875.html”]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. Here I am quoted speaking to the bias of the licensing of radio broadcasting players in the country.

[Published On 15/05/17 By Mavis Gama][/promo_box]

[promo_box border=”0″ image=”3410″ title=”Strength, Pride and Hustle of the Zimbabwean” btn_text=”Full Article” btn_link=”https://sistassexandpolitics.wordpress.com/2017/02/22/strength-pride-and-huste-of-the-zimbabwean/”]“The difference that you make in the community or society you live in is what should motivate you…”.
My take on feminism in Zimbabwe

[Published On 22/02/17 By SISTASSEXANDPOLITICS][/promo_box][promo_box border=”0″ title=”Government defends maligned cyber law” btn_text=”READ FULL ARTICLE” btn_link=”https://www.newsday.co.zw/2016/09/government-defends-maligned-cyber-law/” image=”3519″]GOVERNMENT has defended the proposed Cyber Bill, saying it is aimed at protecting ICT users from theft and fraud, while promoting accountability on social media.

[Published On 01/09/16 By XOLISANI NCUBE][/promo_box]

[promo_box border=”0″ image=”3229″ title=”Government recluctant to license community in Zimbabwe” btn_text=”Full Article” btn_link=”https://www.dailynews.co.zw/articles/2016/05/02/govt-reluctant-to-license-community-radios”]My comment on Zimbabwean governments reluctance to license community radio stations in the country

[Published On 02/05/16 By Maxwell Sibanda][/promo_box][promo_box border=”0″ image=”3230″ title=”Align media laws with constitution” btn_text=”Full Article” btn_link=”https://www.dailynews.co.zw/articles/2016/05/03/align-media-laws-with-constitution”]My take on the importance of aligning Zimbabwe’s media laws with the country’s ‘new’ constitution of 2013

[Published On 03/05/16 By Maxwell Sibanda][/promo_box]

[promo_box border=”0″ image=”3227″ title=”Cat and Mouse in Zim’s poll’s cyber war” btn_text=”Full Article” btn_link=”https://www.thestandard.co.zw/2013/07/28/cat-and-mouse-in-zims-poll-cyber-war/”]My comment on the Zimbabwean Governments controls on circulation of information over mobile networks and the internet in 2013

[Published On 13/06/13 By TheStandardZW][/promo_box][promo_box border=”0″ image=”3284″ title=”Mtukudzi partners ZBC in radio licence application” btn_text=”Full Article” btn_link=”http://nehandaradio.com/2011/10/20/mtukudzi-partners-zbc-in-radio-licence-application/”]My opinion on Zimbabwe’s Radio Broadcasting licensing procedures in 2011

[Published On 20/10/11 By Tererai Karimakwenda][/promo_box]

 Annual Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa [Johannesburg] 28-29 September, 2017 – giving Overview of  a lightning talk on Sex and Sexuality online.

Fome Symposium () November,  2017  FOME Symposium in Berlin speaking on Multi-stakeholderism in Internet Governance processes.

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Regional Newcomer Fellow

Take a peek at my Schedule  at ICANN59 policy meeting

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Age of Wonderland Concept: Locating self to make a difference


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. What is perceived ‘fake news’ may not completely be a fabrication.

Fake news or Make news?

10 Feb 2018


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