Patriot Act faces court challenge

The Bill was widely condemned, but sailed through the Zanu PF-dominated National Assembly and Senate, paving way for Mnangagwa to append his signature.
By Priviledge Gumbodete Nov. 9, 2023

Govt using lawfare to cement power: AI

During the build-up to the August 23 and 24 elections, government fast-tracked the passage of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, popularly known as the Patriot Act.
By Lorraine Muromo Oct. 6, 2023

Woman jailed five years for defrauding musician US$90K

Kadawu was charged with fraud as defined in Section 136 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act Chapter 9:23.
By Staff Reporter Oct. 5, 2023

Police undermining rule of law - Lawyers

The rights lobby group’s concerns follow the arrest of their members Tapiwa Muchineripi and Douglas Coltart, and were charged with defeating or obstructing the course of justice on Monday.
By Kennedy Nyavaya Sep. 6, 2023

Zim’s ‘Patriot Act’ erodes freedoms, a tool for repression

President Emmerson Mnangagwa signed the new Act, officially called the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Amendment Act, 2023, into law on July 14.
By Tinashe Sithole Aug. 2, 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

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

EditorialComment: Another violent, disputed election beckons

We are, therefore, likely to see a lot of people arrested and jailed especially during this election period — a development that may spark anger among citizens
By The Standard Jul. 16, 2023

ED has no interest in democracy

Both laws await Mnangagwa’s signature.
By Newsday Jun. 27, 2023