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Criminal defamation law: End of an ‘erro…

09-02-2016 Hits:59 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Criminal defamation law: End of an ‘error’

The abrogation of the criminal defamation law, which, for more than a decade, had tormented media practitioners in the country, has received a rapturous welcome across the journalism divide indicating...

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Editorial Comment: From fear of law to r…

09-02-2016 Hits:65 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Editorial Comment: From fear of law to respect for ethics

The Constitutional Court ruled last week that criminal defamation in Zimbabwe was dead. It ruled that Section 96 of the Criminal Law was void from promulgation in 2004 and therefore...

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Internet archives unveil Malware Museum

09-02-2016 Hits:72 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Internet archives unveil Malware Museum

Since the Internet started becoming more frequent on every aspect of people lives, so have the viruses that, most people from the 80’s, can remember.Mikko Hypponen, a software engineer, has...

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Google Adds Peer-to-Peer Connections to …

09-02-2016 Hits:56 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Google Adds Peer-to-Peer Connections to Hangouts

Google is rolling out a new tweak for Google Hangouts that should make your calls to your friends sound a little bit better.

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Google pushes further into virtual reali…

09-02-2016 Hits:54 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Google pushes further into virtual reality with new headset

Google is developing a new virtual-reality headset for smartphones, and adding extra support for the technology to its Android operating system, as it challenges Facebook's Oculus for an early lead...

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Report responsibly, journalists urged

08-02-2016 Hits:68 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Report responsibly, journalists urged

Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare deputy minister Tapiwa Matangaidze has urged journalists to desist from dramatising and sensationalising the country’s food shortages, but report “without causing alarm and panic”.

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Journalists set to get stands

08-02-2016 Hits:82 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Journalists set to get stands

Journalists in both the public and private media will soon secure residential stands under a Government programme targeted at improving their welfare, Secretary for Media, Information and Broadcasting Services Mr...

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Agile systems and processes: Is your bus…

08-02-2016 Hits:53 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Agile systems and processes: Is your business future-fit?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, driven by smartphones, cloud technology and explosive connectivity was the topic for the recently ended 2016 World Economic Forum.

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Media still under siege

08-02-2016 Hits:82 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Media still under siege

The jailing of Chiredzi-based freelance journalist, Patrick Chitongo, for publishing an unregistered newspaper days after a landmark Constitutional Court (ConCourt) ruling is a cause for concern – media activists have...

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Hackers attack Parliament website

08-02-2016 Hits:119 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Hackers attack Parliament website

PARLIAMENT of Zimbabwe’s website was last week hacked by cyber attackers identifying themselves Anonplus Anonymous.

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Mutandiro appointed NetOne COO

08-02-2016 Hits:44 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Mutandiro appointed NetOne COO

NetOne Cellular has appointed top business executive Brian Mutandiro as the Chief Operating Officer.

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Here's how Twitter's new algorithmic tim…

08-02-2016 Hits:60 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Here's how Twitter's new algorithmic timeline is going to work

Twitter went into an uproar Friday after a BuzzFeed report that the social network was on the brink introducing an algorithmic, more Facebook-style feed.

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Alert Update: Journalist Chitongo jailed

05-02-2016 Hits:197 Latest News  - avatar MISA Admin

Alert Update: Journalist Chitongo jailed

4 February 2016Chiredzi-based journalist Patrick Chitongo was on 1 February 2016 jailed in connection with his 2015 conviction for contravening Section 72 (1) of the Access to Information and Protection...

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Well done ConCourt, but more needs to be…

05-02-2016 Hits:80 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Well done ConCourt, but more needs to be done

The Constitutional Court on Wednesday hammered in the final nail in criminal defamation’s coffin, which has been aptly described as a dead law.

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New network security solutions launched

05-02-2016 Hits:92 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

New network security solutions launched

Integrated Digital Security Solutions (IDSS), a Harare-based IT company has launched new Sophos network products that appeal to businesses seeking a simpler approach to IT security.

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Zim telecoms in grief over Skype, WhatsA…

05-02-2016 Hits:82 MISA News  - avatar MISA Admin

Zim telecoms in grief over Skype, WhatsApp

A WAVE of alternative telecommunication platforms like WhatsApp and Voice-Over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) solutions turned the heat on Zimbabwe’s mobile telecoms industry during the third quarter of 2015, undermining an industry that...

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