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ACHPR cautions Government against attempts to shut down social media during elections

by editor1 / Sep 16, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Special Rapporteur for African Commission on Human & People's Rights Lawrence Mute has cautioned the Government against any attempt to shut down social media during elections.

Immanuel /Gaseb condemns in-fighting on social media

by editor1 / Aug 26, 2019 / 0 comments
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-The Council of Traditional Leaders' Deputy Chairperson Immanuel /Gaseb has condemned in-fighting on social media, which he says may destroy peace if not dealt with.

UNESCO, Public Media Alliance host workshop on social media guidelines

by editor1 / Jun 04, 2019 / 0 comments

-The popularity of social media platforms in disseminating news has given rise to the question of how journalists in this new age ought to behave.

Interview with Deputy Environment Minister Bernadette Jagger over hunting pictures on social media

by editor1 / Oct 18, 2018 / 0 comments
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-NBC TV News spoke to the Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism Bernadette Jagger after an American hunter posted photos and bragged about how he killed an entire family of baboons in Namibia.

Social media scams on the rise

by editor1 / Feb 19, 2018 / 0 comments

-The number of scams on social media is on the increase.

BoN cautions against using Namibian currency in images, videos on social media

by editor1 / Feb 13, 2018 / 0 comments

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) has cautioned the public against the use of images and videos of Namibian currency on social media and other platforms.

Gender Ministry concerned about defamatory social media posts

by editor1 / Dec 27, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare said there is a need to strengthen synergies and coordination in combating gender-based violence and to design programmes that would include both victims and perpetrators.

Social media sparks interest in new Namibian movie 'White Line'

by editor1 / Nov 28, 2017 / 0 comments

A new Namibian movie called 'White Line' based on 1960s apartheid era in Namibia has already been viewed by thousands of people on social media.

Mock prayer video clip evokes strong community disapproval

by editor1 / Aug 20, 2017 / 0 comments

Spreading video clips on social media of promiscuous sexual behaviour, promoting the use of alcohol and drugs, and explicit sexual material are all signs of a moral degeneration, and a loss of values in the Namibian society.

Young woman calls for professional use of social media platforms

by editor1 / Aug 10, 2017 / 0 comments

Social media is used for many reasons mostly for socialising but few young people are using it to provide opportunities for others.