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Online tools to identify and counter misinformation on the internet

IN an era where misinformation proliferates online, the need for effective tools to identify and counter false information has become increasingly urgent. From fact-checking platforms...

Ghana to implement action plan against misinformation in 2024

STAKEHOLDERS in Ghana's media sector have deliberated on a comprehensive National Action Plan to tackle the rising challenge of misinformation and disinformation in the...

X removed from Australian misinformation’s code following breach

AFTER neglecting to address a grievance regarding the closure of channels for users to submit false information during the voice-to-parliament referendum, X (formerly Twitter),...

ICIR seeks applications for its Countering Misinformation, Promoting Media Literacy project

THE International Centre for Investigative Reporting (The ICIR) welcomes applications from journalists for its 'Countering Misinformation and Promoting Media Literacy in Nigeria Project.' The Countering...

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Did Obi fail to conduct local government elections as Anambra governor?

A former Nigerian presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has claimed...

Coordinated disinformation networks flooded social media before EU elections – Report

Dutch researchers have revealed that coordinated networks of accounts...

Claim that Burkina Faso will no longer import military uniforms is FALSE

A video purportedly showing Burkina Faso's military president, Ibrahim...

Does FOI Act complement Official Secrets Act?

ON July 2, 2024, the Secretary to the Government...

LGBTQ+: Did Buhari ask Obama to grant US visa to queer Nigerians?

AMID controversies over the signing of the Samoa Agreement...

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Did Obi fail to conduct local government elections as Anambra governor?

A former Nigerian presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has claimed...

Coordinated disinformation networks flooded social media before EU elections – Report

Dutch researchers have revealed that coordinated networks of accounts...

Claim that Burkina Faso will no longer import military uniforms is FALSE

A video purportedly showing Burkina Faso's military president, Ibrahim...

Does FOI Act complement Official Secrets Act?

ON July 2, 2024, the Secretary to the Government...

LGBTQ+: Did Buhari ask Obama to grant US visa to queer Nigerians?

AMID controversies over the signing of the Samoa Agreement...