Call to expedite Cyber Bill gets louder

By Daniel Chigundu THERE are fears that the Parliamentary Privileges Committee report on death threat messages to MDC-T Members of Parliament (MPs) might be abused to introduce the Cyber Crime Bill. After failing to locate the origin of the messages, The Privileges Committee recommended that there is need to expedite the process of bringing into the operation of the Cyber-crimes Bill, which should establish a Cyber … Continue reading Call to expedite Cyber Bill gets louder

Mugabe opens Community Information Centre…donates computers to schools

By Nkanyiso Ncube PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has officially opened the Dangamvura-Chikanga Community Information Centre, bringing to 80 the number of community information centres completed so far. Address delegates at the official opening of the centre, President Mugabe said the new infrastructure should assist in championing development and unlock new modern learning trends for young people. “Firstly l want to congratulate the people of Manicaland that … Continue reading Mugabe opens Community Information Centre…donates computers to schools

Prospective Parliamentarians suggested on Social Media

By Tariro Senderayi The just ended independence celebrations have been met with mixed feelings. While 37 years of freedom is a genuine milestone to celebrate as a nation, some countrymen couldn’t help but feel the sacrifice leading to Zimbabwe’s independence from White minority rule in 1980 has gone in vain. Independence in 1980 meant education for all, equal opportunities, low cost of living, one man … Continue reading Prospective Parliamentarians suggested on Social Media

Parly installs biometric access system to generate MPs electronic attendance register

By Daniel Chigundu SPEAKER of National Assembly Jacob Mudenda says Parliament has installed biometric access system as part of its modernisation process and to also help generate electronic attendance register for Members of Parliament. The biometric registration system is in line with Parliament’s Goal 2 of the institutional strategic plan which aims to modernize the work of Parliament leveraging on ICT. Speaking in Parliament recently, Advocate … Continue reading Parly installs biometric access system to generate MPs electronic attendance register

Social media is our weapon for 2018 – Obert Gutu MDC-T | #Ivote4PeaceZW

By Daniel Chigundu Opposition parties have been urged to hugely invest in social media as they will not get access on state owned newspapers, radio and television stations towards the 2018 general elections. State media which has a wider coverage nationally is generally a no go area for opposition parties during the election period, despite the constitution encouraging equal access to all parties. Currently all radio … Continue reading Social media is our weapon for 2018 – Obert Gutu MDC-T | #Ivote4PeaceZW

I have no beef with Econet – Min. Mandiwanzira

By Daniel Chigundu ICT Postal and Courier Services Minister Supa Mandiwanzira says he has no problems with the country’s biggest mobile network operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe. A few weeks ago Econet published a statement in the media alleging that Minister Mandiwanzira was biased towards state owned NetOne and Telecel adding that he should be removed labeling him as “bad for the industry”. However appearing before … Continue reading I have no beef with Econet – Min. Mandiwanzira

NERA meet ZEC to discuss polling stations mapping process

By Nkanyiso Ncube The National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA) and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) are set to obtain the digital itinerary for Phase 2 of the Polling station Mapping Process. Mapping out polling stations is the process of ensuring legitimate polling station locations are verified and utilized for 2018 elections. This Process has been broken into three Phases. We are now entering Phase 2. … Continue reading NERA meet ZEC to discuss polling stations mapping process

Suspicious Nikuv bids to provide ZEC with BVR kits

It would appear as though the Israeli Security Company, Nikuv International Projects is one of the twelve bidders that have answered the call by ZEC to supply the electoral commission with Biometric Registration Kits and Software. Before end of year last year, the Electoral commission advertised a tender that welcomed willing local and international tech savvy companies with the capacity to supply biometric voter registration … Continue reading Suspicious Nikuv bids to provide ZEC with BVR kits

Government to introduce cargo tracking system

By Portia Sigauke The Government will soon introduce a cargo tracking system at Border Posts a move meant to monitor trucks that declare false good in transit whilst there are intended for local markets. Responding to a question raised by Hon Phiri during the Tuesday sitting on the measures put by government to curb bribery at Border Posts, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said the ministry … Continue reading Government to introduce cargo tracking system