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Social Media Abuse Drives Girls Off Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Social Media Abuse Drives Girls Off Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Online abuse is driving girls to quit social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, with nearly 60% experiencing harassment, a global study showed on Sunday. One in five girls and young women has abandoned or cut down on using a social media platform after being targeted, with some saying harassment started when they were […]

International Day For Universal Access To Information

International Day For Universal Access To Information

The International Day for Universal Access to Information 2020 focuses on the right to information in times of crisis. It also highlights the advantages of having constitutional, statutory and/or policy guarantees for public access to information to save lives, build trust and help the formulation of sustainable policies through and beyond the COVID-19 crisis. UNESCO […]

Govt Sets Registration Deadline For Popular Bloggers, Social Media Users In Uganda

Govt Sets Registration Deadline For Popular Bloggers, Social Media Users In Uganda

Bloggers and social media users with a large following are among those that will have to register with the Ugandan Communication Commission for monitoring before October 5, 2020, according to the organisation’s public notice. “The purpose of this Public Notice, therefore, is to advise all persons currently offering or planning to commence the provision of online […]

The Story Corner : This Challenge Is Challenging

The Story Corner : This  Challenge Is Challenging

So, there’s been another trending challenge on social media and this has caused a lot of uproars. This challenge is called the #blackandwhitechallenge where women nominate other women and when you are nominated, you will upload a black and white picture of yourself and say something nice about #womensupportingotherwomen. Now, some women have been posting […]

The Story Corner : People’s Fathers and Grand Fathers

The Story Corner : People’s Fathers and Grand Fathers

Ladies and gentlemen… don’t worry. I know you are about to ask me ‘where have you been?’ I have been compiling gist oooo. Now, I am back to give you on a back to back level. Have you seen what’s been happening on social media now? Oh! my dearest country is on a cruise o. […]

Meghan Urges Girls To Drown Out Online ‘Noise’ With Positivity

Meghan Urges Girls To Drown Out Online ‘Noise’ With Positivity

Meghan, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, on Tuesday told nearly 40,000 teen girls and young women from around the world to drown out sometimes “painfully loud” negative online chatter with positivity. In remarks delivered via video to the United Nations Foundation’s 2020 Girl Up Leadership Summit, Meghan noted that the generation she was speaking to grew […]

Egypt Court Jails Belly Dancer For ‘Debauchery’ In Social Media Crackdown

Egypt Court Jails Belly Dancer For ‘Debauchery’ In Social Media Crackdown

A high-profile Egyptian belly-dancer, Sama El-Masry, was sentenced to three years in prison and fined 300,000 Egyptian pounds ($18,500) on Saturday for inciting debauchery and immorality as part of a crackdown on social media postings. El-Masry was arrested in April during an investigation into videos and photos on social media, including the popular video-sharing platform […]

The Story Corner : We Are Not Joking

The Story Corner :  We Are Not Joking

Ladies and gentlemen, this is not the time to be cynical. This is not the time to be insensitive. This is not the time to act stupidly. Have you seen what some ladies are doing online? In light of this serious rape cases in the country, some women are using this medium for clouts. They […]

The Story Corner : Their Butts Are Out

The Story Corner : Their Butts Are Out

  With the recent happenings, everyone is woke. People have come out to speak their truth. Nobody is keeping quiet anymore. We have seen people write on their Timelines how some notable men raped them. How they were taken advantage of. People in the movie industry have come out to speak too. Some actors and […]

The Story Corner : No! We Are Not Fine

The Story Corner :  No! We Are Not Fine

Someone asked me some hours back… ‘How are you?’ and my response was… I am not fine. We are not fine. Have you seen what’s been up on social media? have you seen how people are being killed? young women and girls? There have been so many sad hashtags online. Some days back, a happy […]

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