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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...

WAJIC 2023: Fact-checking organisations deploy innovative techs to combat misinformation

Fact-checking organisations in Africa are deploying innovative methods and technologies to aid fact-checking efforts and counter the spread of misinformation and disinformation on the...

Fact-checkers, journalists urged to curb misinformation to safeguard democracy in Africa

Fact-checkers and journalists in Africa have been urged to utilize their verification skills to ensure free flow of factual information in public so as...

DUBAWA’s report on ‘Baba Aisha herbal medicine’ wins at Global Fact 10

Dubawa has emerged winner of the highest impact fact-check at the Global Fact 10 awards held in Seoul, South Korea on Friday. Announcing the winners...

Global Fact-Check Fund: FactCheckHub, Dubawa, 33 others get Google/YouTube grant

THE FactCheckHub and Dubawa were among the 35 organisations named on Thursday as recipient of the Global Fact-Check Fund which is run by the...

Factual information necessary in strengthening Nigeria’s democracy – US Consulate

THE United States Consulate in Lagos has emphasized the importance of factual information in strengthening Nigeria's democracy and public institutions. This call was made by...

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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Again, Okonjo-Iweala debunks viral post on Nigeria’s debt profile attributed to her

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has...

FactsMatterNG, 38 others get Google/YouTube grant from IFCN

FactsMatterNG, a Nigerian digital-driven organisation that supports fact-checking amplification...

How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with...

67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers...

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Again, Okonjo-Iweala debunks viral post on Nigeria’s debt profile attributed to her

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has...

FactsMatterNG, 38 others get Google/YouTube grant from IFCN

FactsMatterNG, a Nigerian digital-driven organisation that supports fact-checking amplification...

How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with...

67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers...