It is generally understood to be the use of the Internet or other electronic means to stalk or harass an individual, a group, or an organization.
In retrospect, such promises often look exaggerated, unlikely, or misguided.
It may include false accusations, defamation, slander and libel.
It may also include monitoring, identity theft, threats, vandalism, solicitation for sex, or gathering information that may be used to threaten, embarrass or harass.
Mrs Emma Awateng-Mensah, the Regional Girls’ Education Officer, termed the situation as deeply disturbing and said every effort must be made to tackle it head-on.
She told the Ghana News Agency that over the past four years a total of 357 girls could not write the Basic Education Certificate Examination for the simple reason of having become pregnant.