Her Zimbabwe by Natasha Msonza Two major issues emerged from the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS 2015)held from 16-17 April in The Hague in the Netherlands. First, the fact that the world over, mass surveillance remains the elephant in the room. Second, the importance of multi-stakeholder participation in cyber security public policies has been severely under-estimated. Many African states were absent from GCCS 2015, presumably because they were participating in the 13th edition.
GOVERNMENT has come up with a new bill to widen its spying capability and monitoring of civilians at a time it its struggling to fully implement the new constitution that has an expanded bill of rights. Faith Zaba/Hazel Ndebele If passed, the draft Computer Crime and Cybercrime Bill in the Zimbabwe Independent’s possession, soon to be presented to cabinet, would allow government to remotely install spying tools onto citizen’s communication devices. Zimbabwe already.