Jacob Mutisi

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Social media platforms should act on hate speech

This should include ensuring proper police investigations on hate speech and xenophobic crimes and holding those responsible to account. 
By Jacob Mutisi Sep. 2, 2022

Crime tech: Technology can eradicate corruption

The solution to Zimbabwe’s corruption challenges is to adopt the use of technology to access Zimbabwe’s day-to-day services.
By Jacob Mutisi Sep. 9, 2022

Zim ISPs should filter internet porn

There is now need to have institutions that recognise and address hypersexualised media and pornography as "the public health crisis of the digital age."
By Jacob Mutisi Sep. 30, 2022

Tech & Crime: Why is Registrar General’s website down?

Zimbabwe is still the most hackable country according to fossbytes.com.
By Jacob Mutisi Oct. 7, 2022

Crime & Tech: Dating online the new in thing

Dumisani is working abroad, believes what is happening with the dating scene now, should never be a surprise since the world is now a digital environment.
By Jacob Mutisi Oct. 21, 2022

Cybersecurity should be part of CSR

However before even checking with the bank. It is also important to check for the origins of the WhatsApp or email.
By Jacob Mutisi Nov. 11, 2022

Govts should invest in security systems

Zimbabwe’s mainstream services and online software applications are at some point the target of local and international hackers.
By Jacob Mutisi Nov. 25, 2022

Crime & Tech: Facebook users fall victim to hackers

There are about a billion users of Facebook, which constitutes about a sixth of the world’s population.
By Jacob Mutisi Dec. 9, 2022

Growth of online gambling industry

THE World Cup 2022 final was played on December 18 and gamblers put in a lot of cash hoping to make financial gains from the world's biggest sports event.
By Jacob Mutisi Dec. 23, 2022

Online visibility will make it easy to market Zim’s produce

Zimbabwean-produced mangetout, green beans, chillies, lettuce and fish are common in European supermarkets.
By Jacob Mutisi Jan. 20, 2023

Zimbabwe needs a mining claims database

Zimbabwe needs to take advantage of the advancing national information and communication technology (ICT), and develop a national Mines and Geosciences Central Database System (CDS)
By Jacob Mutisi Jan. 27, 2023

Recruitment made simple by technology

When looking for a new role, a quick google will lead you to countless job boards offering the opportunity to apply for a range of positions worldwide.
By Jacob Mutisi Feb. 10, 2023

Entrepreneurship should start at education level

An informal economy or informal sector or shadow economy is the part of an economy that is neither taxed nor monitored by any form of government.
By Jacob Mutisi Feb. 17, 2023

Dealing with leaked private images

There are steps you can take to have the person successfully prosecuted and have the images removed from the internet and social media platforms. 
By Jacob Mutisi Mar. 10, 2023

How bulk SMS platforms can help politicians campaign

Politicians can, instead, make use of bulk SMS marketing, a form of marketing that mostly gets overlooked.
By Jacob Mutisi Mar. 24, 2023

Give ICT priority in funding

The ICT sector contributes to technological progress, output and productivity growth.
By Jacob Mutisi Apr. 6, 2023

How to identify scholarship scams

With many Zimbabweans living in abject poverty due to the continuing economic decline, funding tertiary education has been difficult.
By Jacob Mutisi Apr. 21, 2023

Why the RBZ adopted a digital currency

Its use as a currency and store of value is not new, as it has been in existence throughout history.
By Jacob Mutisi Apr. 28, 2023

The dark side of social media platforms

They study personal details of people shared on social media platforms.
By Jacob Mutisi May. 5, 2023

Zim schools must move with the times

Government statistics show that the number of primary schools are 6 798. In addition, the country has 2 980 secondary schools.
By Jacob Mutisi May. 19, 2023

How to protect your gadgets from theft

A laptop and a mobile device have a one in 10 chance of being stolen.
By Jacob Mutisi May. 26, 2023

How fraudsters steal your data

Users must not give out their phone numbers or email addresses to strangers via the phone.
By Jacob Mutisi Jun. 2, 2023

VPN, access to internet: All you need to know

By controlling the internet, ruling parties can quash dissident activity and monitor online communications.
By Jacob Mutisi Jun. 9, 2023

Rise of fake degree phenomenon

City of Johannesburg's Roads Agency CEO, Tshepo Mahanuke allegedly provided the city with fake academic qualifications.
By Jacob Mutisi Jun. 23, 2023

Turn social media into tools for peace, not violence

President Emmerson Mnangwagwa made headlines in 2019, when he instructed his supporters to 'fight' on social media.
By Jacob Mutisi Jun. 30, 2023

The importance of bridging digital divide

This global satellite service is making it possible for people to easily secure online connections.
By Jacob Mutisi Jul. 7, 2023

Tech & Crime: Suicide now associated with cyber-bullying

With access to modern technology and the internet, Zimbabweans now have access to a powerful tool for sharing information and ideas with friends and family all over the world.
By Jacob Mutisi Jul. 21, 2023

Embrace technology on election processes

A group of demonstrators took to the streets of Harare demanding the immediate release of the presidential election results.
By Jacob Mutisi Jul. 28, 2023

Dealing with WhatsApp scams

The scammer then asks the user to share the code with them, which grants them access to the victim's WhatsApp account.
By Jacob Mutisi Aug. 11, 2023

ZRP can benefit from smart video cameras

Traffic enforcement officers must be backed with smart video cameras.
By Jacob Mutisi Aug. 18, 2023