The aim of this workshop was to train the unemployed and students with blogging and coding skills; and further empower them with digital security skills and an awareness of blogging opportunities on the African Continent, and how that ties in with access and development of the internet. Thirty one (31) participants took part in this workshop which was a build up event of the World Press Freedom day celebrations and was co-organized by local partners such as the Editor’s Forum of Namibia, NUST Department of Media Technology and UNESCO.
The participants were trained by three local trainers in the field of media and online business and marketing, who are Ms Natasha Tibinyane – ISOC member & Media Trainer, Mr Milton Louw as well as Mr Hugh Ellis from NUST Department of Media technology and were joined by Ms Janet Faden a media trainer from Nigeria. Participants acknowledged the need to share their Namibian narratives through platforms such as this.
Event: Bloggers Workshop
Date: 7 May 2018