• GMF digital session: Media and Information Literacy in the age of coronavirus
  • 08 Oct 2020

At this year’s Global Media Forum (GMF) 2020 sponsored by DW’s Akademie, Koliwe and three other panelists spoke on the increasing importance of media and information literacy as a critical tool in this digital age amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Among other issues Koliwe highlighted the need for “community networks” in a continent where many African states control which information is made available to the public, and not all countries have economies strong enough to set up a digital infrastructure, leaving young people in danger of believing false reports and rumors that cloud their minds.

Read more expansive coverage on the session on the DW website.