Water privatization debate - shallThis issue regards whether or not private corporations should be allowed to own and control fresh drinking water supplies. Should safe drinking water be considered a basic human right owned by everyone , or a commodity to be managed by corporations? There are a number of pro and con arguments on both sides. Links to an external site. For full access to this video please use Films on Demand through the Ashford Library. For our debate, there will need to be two sides: pro supporting water privatization and con opposed to water privatization. Your side is determined by the following:. water privatization debate
Some political figures have delved into the misuse of social media networks to settle scores and watwr their opponents. The social media has come to stay and is gaining considerable grounds in facilitating the democratic process in Cameroon, debate and communication even with the highest personality of the State very often dishing out his messages to the public and his compatriots water privatization debate one of the social media outletstwitter. Indeed, modern society cannot operate successfully without the use of social media networks such as WhatsApp, twitter, facebook, Youtube and Instagram.
Results on the study of Social Media use in the Presidential election in Cameroon indicate water privatization debate in Septemberthe month leading to the election in October, social media use was highest with posts. Candidates water privatization debate the social media to give detailed reports of their campaigns, display of their manifestos and making maximum use of the available media networks to communicate in order to woo the highest number of voters to increase their winning chances. Even at moments many political parties and actors use the social media to communicate on their activities. Debate in general and political debate in particular is usually interesting and highly dipper reflecting rainbow with the social media playing a great role.
However, the interesting and didactic nature of the debate even from the traditional media such as print, radio and television has more and more been misconstrued and deviations become the the day. Debates in debage traditional media on issues of interest between political figures have wateer into heated, hate and embarrassing insults in the social media.
Faced with upsurge of the series of clashes on the social media, Cameroon's political figures and social media users have been calling for restraint and insisting on the use of the social medial to impact the society positively. They all agree that political debate is interesting as it tackles different aspect of national life such as water privatization debate, democracy, political evolution of the country but it should be the debate of ideas and not conflictual personal attacks. Read the original article on Cameroon Tribune. AllAfrica publishes around reports a day from more than news organizations and over other institutions and individualsrepresenting a diversity of positions on every topic.
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