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Group organises public forum on countering election misinformation in Ghana

THE Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has organised a public forum on countering misinformation, disinformation and propaganda narratives ahead of the 2024 general...

How information disorder heightens tension, confuses public during crisis

MINUTES after Maryam Awwal heard a resounding explosion while seated at her residence located in Ikolaba Estate along New Bodija area in Ibadan, Oyo...

Germany uncovers pro-Russia disinformation campaign on X – Report

DIGITAL forensic experts in Germany have uncovered a vast, pro-Russia disinformation campaign against the government using thousands of fake accounts on X. The revelations come...

Canada launches online resource to combat electoral misinformation, disinformation

ELECTIONS Canada has launched 'ElectoFacts', a new resource aimed at helping voters spot misinformation and disinformation about the electoral process in Canada. Elections Canada is...

Beware of online platforms claiming to be doing fact-checks, fact-checkers warn

Nigerians have been warned to be wary of several online platforms claiming to be credible fact-checking platforms in the country. Members of the Nigerian Fact-checkers'...

Experts call for increased media literacy, collaborations to tackle fake news

EXPERTS drawn from the legal and media industry have called for increased media literacy and awareness for citizens including the implementation of a comprehensive...

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Manipulated image of Kanye West’s wife wearing long fur coat circulates online  

AN X user @Am_Blujay, has posted a digitally manipulated...

Cybersecurity firm cautions organisations, individuals against deepfakes increase

A cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky has cautioned organisations and individuals...

Nearly 100 people drowned after Cholera misinformation spread in Mozambique – officials

MOZAMBICAN officials have said that misinformation about the cholera...

Video of Nigerians carting away goats from trailer is three years old

A video showing people carting away goats from a...

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Manipulated image of Kanye West’s wife wearing long fur coat circulates online  

AN X user @Am_Blujay, has posted a digitally manipulated...

Cybersecurity firm cautions organisations, individuals against deepfakes increase

A cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky has cautioned organisations and individuals...

Nearly 100 people drowned after Cholera misinformation spread in Mozambique – officials

MOZAMBICAN officials have said that misinformation about the cholera...

Video of Nigerians carting away goats from trailer is three years old

A video showing people carting away goats from a...