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

Social Media Bill Will Stifle Innovation, Creativity, NCS Insists

Posted by - January 16, 2020

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), has opposed the proposed Social Media Bill, insisting that if passed into law, will stifle the power of innovation and creativity among Nigerian youths that are very active on various social media platforms. The proposed Social Media Bill, which was first introduced on November 5 2019, at the upper house