- Mzansi TV personality, Claire Mawisa, took to social media to weigh in on the topic of missing women and children
- Claire shared that she believes that airing missing people's pictures like they did back in the day could help find them
- Claire was adamant that this is something South Africa should return to doing, in helping to fight the scourge of missing people in the country
Mzansi TV personality, Claire Mawisa, took to social media with her belief that airing missing people’s pictures during prime-time TV could help speed up locating them.
Claire weighed in on the subject after several reports of missing women and children made headlines recently. She told her Twitter followers that when she was a continuity presenter on SABC1, the station would often air pictures of missing people, which was a huge success
She tweeted: "In the olden days when I was a continuity presenter for SABC1, we would often shoot promos featuring names & photos of missing persons. because the promo aired daily, at prime time, it was phenomenally successful in creating awareness, finding them & bringing them home."
She said it was back in the day, but the public broadcaster was successful at it.
Claire went on further to explain that although we are living in the modern age where digital media is the first means of bringing awareness about something, social media can not fulfil the function of creating awareness around missing people in the country on its own. TV can also help.
Claire’s tweets follow the nation mourning the death of student, Natasha Conabeer on Monday. Conabeer was found on Saturday after she went missing three weeks ago.
However, Briefly.co.za learnt that a family spokesperson confirmed that the 23-year-old passed away in hospital on Monday, but did not comment any further.
About three weeks ago, Briefly.co.za reported that sometimes it's the random moments in life that make us chuckle the most. Presenter and radio personality, Claire Mawisa, recently remembered a moment from 5 years ago that still makes her laugh.
You know those random moments that have you laughing out of the blue and people looking at you as if you're crazy? Those are the moments that help us forget the difficulties and struggles of life, if only for a few minutes.
Some of these moments are funnier and stand out more, like the one that South African television presenter, model and radio personality, Claire Mawisa, recently remembered.
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