February 8, 2018, ITWeb Africa

Fortune Mgwili-Sibanda, Public Policy Manager at Google South Africa said, “We know how powerful a learning tool the internet can be when used correctly. But in order to get full value out of it, young people must be able to use the internet safely.”

Stephan Micklitz, Google’s Director of Engineering said, “We are committed to making the internet a better, safe place for everyone.”

ITWeb reported that Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) launched its 2018 Web Rangers programme this week, which brings together civil society, children, educators, government and the private sector to promote online safety and positive use of the Internet. MMA has partnered with Google, the FPB, Facebook, PPM Attorneys, MTN and Digital You on the programme.

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