The Association of African Universities Secretariat hosted the inaugural Social Media Seminar for African Universities in Accra Ghana from 21st to 23rd March 2016. The seminar was facilitated by the staff of the AAU Communication Services Department in collaboration with David Girling a lecturer in social media and international development at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom.

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The Association of African Universities Secretariat hosted the inaugural Social Media Seminar for African Universities in Accra Ghana from 21st to 23rd March 2016. The seminar was facilitated by the staff of the AAU Communication Services Department in collaboration with David Girling a lecturer in social media and international development at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom.

grpA total of 14 participants from Ghana and Zimbabwe attended the seminar – representing 31% of the total applicants. Thirty applicants failed to attend – possibly due to funding limitations. The 14 participants came from the University of Cape Coast, University of Development Studies, University of Professional Studies Accra, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (Ghana), Midlands State University (Zimbabwe).

The main goal of the Seminar was to support the Communications stratDirectors, Public Relations Directors, International Liaison Directors and International Programs Directors to develop Social Media Policies…

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