Burundi cuts off social media on election day

Posted by - May 20, 2020

Social media sites in Burundi have become unavailable as voting kicked off Wednesday across the East African country. Sources has confirmed that access to Twitter, Whatsapp and Facebook has been blocked. Only those using Virtual Private Network (VPN), which hides the identity of a user, have been able to access social media sites. The progress

Government won’t shut, restrict social media access on Election Day – Ursula Owusu

Posted by - February 10, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]The Communications Minister has said government has no intention of shutting social media on Election Day, neither is there a plan to restrict access to it. Allaying such fears, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful said despite some malicious persons’ using it for the wrong activities it is not ideal “to throw away the baby with the bathwater.” “You

Voters’ register: EC’s IT team to meet technical teams of political parties

Posted by - February 5, 2020

The Electoral Commission (EC) is expected to convene a meeting between its IT team and the technical teams of the various political parties in a further push for consensus on compiling a new voters’ register. This is the Commission’s resolution from a fruitless meeting held with the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (EC) on Thursday, January 30,