ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Society

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 11:57 - Updated Mon, 17 Feb 2020 11:57

Angola to create digital communication agency

Luanda - Angola expects to create soon a National Agency of Digital Communication (ANCD) to regulate and standardize digital communication operators, the project coordinator, Domingos Simão, said at the Mass Media Consultative Council held last week.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send

Correct

To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

Mass Media minister, Nuno Caldas Albino

Photo: Gaspar dos Santos

The institution will draw up the policies and strategies (Digital Communication Plan) and government’s internet content management through the adoption of the premises in digital identity.

Presented at the 14th Consultative Council of the Media sector, the coordinator of the installation committee said that it intends to improve and develop a digital communication model based on the management of public policies and integration of e-government content.

ANCD, which is to operate under the umbrella of the Mass media Ministry, will also be tasked with supervising and coordinating the activity of the digital communication area and qualify it to enable citizens to find information more easily on the policies and services offered by the government.

To the government, the access of citizens to a more plural, rigorous, exempt and credible information, in order to improve and diversify the content of news information, is one of the main bets for the sector, until 2022.

With the creation of the ANCD and other programmes, the Mass media Ministry expects the quality of the contents to increase and the diversification of sources promoted in order to contribute to the educational, civic and cultural development of the population.

It also expects that by 2022, the index of plurality in the media reaches 75 percent and the impartiality  level for these operators should reach 70 percent.

Tags Angola   Media  

Read also
  • 14/02/2020 12:17:41

    Media Council recommends strengthened communication system

    Luanda - The creation of conditions for the strengthening of a democratic, diversified and plural media system, aimed at guaranteeing citizens' rights and freedoms is one of the recommendations made by the 14TH Consultative Council of the Media Ministry.

  • 13/02/2020 12:40:17

    Journalist Ismael Mateus defends press freedom strengthening

    Icolo e Bengo - The journalist Ismael Mateus affirmed last Wednesday in Catete locality, Icolo e Bengo Municipality of Luanda Province, that now is the time to strengthen press freedom in Angola, due to the new political paradigm.

  • 13/02/2020 10:14:17

    Journalism on inclusion of disabled persons defended

    Luanda - The Media plays an important role in studying, analyzing, denouncing and correcting obstacles towards the inclusion of disabled people in the country, so it should focus on publishing more material on this issue, the secretary of State for the Media, Celso Malavoloneke, said last Tuesday.