NMH papers re-commit to coronavirus fight
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25 March 2020 | Local News
Namibia Media Holdings (NMH) is committed to continue sharing information on a daily basis to inform the Namibian public on the status of the coronavirus worldwide.
'We are utilising all our media platforms to perform this very important function. The virus can only be defeated if citizens are well informed.' group CEO Albe Botha said.
'To this end, we are using our daily newspapers Republikein, Namibian Sun and Allgemeine Zeitung, as well as social media platforms, websites, special editions, newsletters, daily social media shows, infographics, video stories, WhatsApp and SMS lines to inform the public of the status of the coronavirus.'
NMH has also opened all its online platforms free of charge to the public until 19 April to ensure the message gets to the public.
The daily newspaper editions will be available online and on social media every day at 08:00.
'We have coronavirus information updates on all our social media platforms at 17:00 daily. We reach over 500 000 people on a daily basis. Please rest assured that we take the challenge of managing constructive information seriously in these difficult times and we will continue to stay open.'
'We are committed to continue embodying our core value of sharing information to empower our communities with knowledge.
Together, we will defeat the fear of the coronavirus.'