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Political parties encouraged to engage with voters on social media

by editor1 / Oct 09, 2020 / 0 comments
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A Digital Ethnographer at UNAM, Dr Sadrag Shihomeka says the majority of political parties in Namibia are not taking advantage of social media platforms to engage voters as the Regional Council and Local Authority Elections draw closer.

Oshana Police Commander warns public against posting inappropriate videos of others on social media

by editor1 / Sep 21, 2020 / 0 comments

-Oshana Regional Police Commander, Commissioner Rauha Amwele has warned the public against the continuous posting of inappropriate videos and pictures of others on social media.

Police warn public against social media scammers

by editor1 / Aug 31, 2020 / 0 comments

-The police cautioned members of the public about scammers on social media platforms, following recent reports of activities by unknown persons suspected to be of Nigerian origin.

Athletes turn to TikTok in efforts to keep busy

by editor / Apr 20, 2020 / 0 comments

-With the lockdown being enforced in Namibia, a lot of people are finding it increasingly challenging to keep busy

Otjozondjupa NamPol warns residents of bogus social media businesses

by editor1 / Mar 05, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Namibian Police Force (NAMPOL) in the Otjozondjupa Region called on members of the public to refrain from depositing money through any banking system to a businessperson they have met on a social media platform.

Cabinet directs MICT to regulate social media to curb teenage pregnancy

by editor1 / Feb 06, 2020 / 0 comments

-Cabinet has directed the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology to regulate social media, punish anyone spreading content which encourages young girls to indulge in sexual acts, and by extension increase teenage pregnancies.

MICT Minister calls on media to reflect on how it covered elections

by editor1 / Dec 05, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT), Stanley Simataa has called on the media to reflect on how it covered the just concluded elections.

Political parties urged to find more creative ways of attracting voters

by editor1 / Oct 20, 2019 / 0 comments

-Even though political parties have the opportunity to reach thousands of young voters through social media, the parties are not effectively making use of the chance to connect with that audience.

Government has no intention to restrict social media - Simaata

by editor1 / Oct 02, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simaata says the Namibian Government has no desire to restrict the use of the Internet and social media.

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.