National Assembly approves the Freedom of Information Bill

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter
The National Assembly on Thursday passed the Freedom of Information Bill with the full support of Zanu PF and opposition MPs after a lengthy drafting and amending process to ensure the final version was a product of consensus.

The Bill is the centrepiece of three proposed laws that will repeal the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA) and bring Zimbabwe’s information-related laws into conformity with the Declaration of Rights in the Constitution. Read more…

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