Zimbabwe 'to scrap repressive media law'

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Zimbabwe’s cabinet has promised to repeal a controversial law long used to suppress the media.

The Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act has been the leading weapon in stifling media freedom.

During former President Robert Mugabe’s rule it was used to arrest journalists and shut down newspapers.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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