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AFP, Dubawa, TheCable, others win 2023 African Fact-checking Awards

Fact-checkers from Agence France-Presse (AFP), Dubawa and TheCable Check, among others have emerged winners at the 2023 African Fact-checking Awards held on Friday, October...

“We can’t do this alone”: Nigerian fact-checkers teamed up to debunk politicians’ false claims at this year’s election

Misinformation played a key role earlier this year during Nigeria’s 2023 general elections. The election cycle, held between February and March, ended with the...

2nd Africa Facts summit to hold in Mauritius

THE Africa Check has announced that the 2023 edition of the Africa Facts summit will take place in Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius...

TikTok vows to uphold Nigeria’s poll integrity, launches in-app election guide

TIKTOK has announced the launch of the Nigeria Election Hub, an in-app election guide, with promises to uphold the integrity of the country's general...

Africa Facts Summit 2022: Experts call for increased use of radio for media literacy

FACT-CHECKERS in Africa have been urged to use radio broadcasts more for media literacy as part of strategies towards combating misinformation in the continent....

Google announces initiatives to help curb misinformation, improve media literacy in Africa

GOOGLE has announced additional initiatives through the Google News Initiative (GIS) to support African journalists and fact-checking organisations to advance media literacy in the...

2023 polls: Nigerian fact-checkers warn politicians against misinformation

A coalition of fact-checkers working in Nigeria has issued a strong warning to politicians to abstain from misinformation and disinformation as the 2023 general...

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No! Video does not show Igbos killed in Mozambique over money rituals

A graphic video showing young men being set ablaze...

No! TETFund is not recruiting

A claim that Nigeria's Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)...

Claim that bandits ordered Nigerian churches to close down resurfaces online

A video showing a former commissioner of Police in...

CJID to launch digital tools at AI conference

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) has...

Fake accounts flood X platform with anti-Biden campaign – Report

A new report by News Guard has revealed that...

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No! Video does not show Igbos killed in Mozambique over money rituals

A graphic video showing young men being set ablaze...

No! TETFund is not recruiting

A claim that Nigeria's Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)...

Claim that bandits ordered Nigerian churches to close down resurfaces online

A video showing a former commissioner of Police in...

CJID to launch digital tools at AI conference

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) has...

Fake accounts flood X platform with anti-Biden campaign – Report

A new report by News Guard has revealed that...