SOCIAL MEDIA DESK TO COUNTERACT GOVERNMENT DISINFORMATION

Posted on June 22, 2021Categories Latest News

A general order regulating social media conduct by public servants will be implemented as of January 1st 2022 to manage disinformation originating from the public service. This was stated recently by the Minister for Information and Communication Technology Hon. Timothy Masiu while announcing the Governments’ counteractive initiatives. “Our constitutional democracy has a space and provision for whistle blowers everywhere including within the public service. But there is no place for disinformation unlawfully obtained and spread by serving public servants.” He … Continue reading “SOCIAL MEDIA DESK TO COUNTERACT GOVERNMENT DISINFORMATION”

ICT support to Bougainville

Posted on June 22, 2021Categories Latest News

As part of the National Government’s commitment through the Joint Supervisory Body, the Autonomous Bougainville Government and the people of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville stand to benefit from K50 million worth of ICT Infrastructure and services covering the entire island from telecommunications, towers, broadband infrastructure, spectrum management, to radio and television broadcasting under a national government plan approved recently by the Marape-Basil Government. Minister for Information and Communication Technology Hon. Timothy Masiu made that announcement on the floor of … Continue reading “ICT support to Bougainville”

DEADLINE FOR ALL GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND PUBLIC AUTHORITIES TO DECLARE SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS TO AVOID TAKEDOWN

Posted on June 22, 2021June 22, 2021Categories Press Releases

Media Release – 21st June 2021 Secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology Steven Matainaho has issued a circular instruction asking that all Government Departments and Public Authorities declare their social media accounts before 12 noon, Friday July 30, 2021. “On 18 June 2021, I distributed a circular under the authority of NEC Decisions 252 of 2020 and 100 of 2021 requesting each Departmental Head and Head of Public Authority to declare all their respective domain names, websites, … Continue reading “DEADLINE FOR ALL GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND PUBLIC AUTHORITIES TO DECLARE SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS TO AVOID TAKEDOWN”