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Fact-checking essential to free speech, not censorship – IFCN

Fact-checkers from across the world have called on the public to support the fact-checking community globally as they face increasing hostility, including online threats,...

IFCN awards $1million to 20 fact-checking organizations to expand operations

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute has awarded a total of $1 million in funding to twenty organizations to improve the...

IFCN pauses acceptance of new signatories

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has said it will pause its acceptance of new applications for fact-checking organisations seeking to become verified signatories to...

IFCN, Meta offer grants to help fact-checkers fight misinformation on WhatsApp

The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has revealed plans to assist fact-checkers globally to tackle misinformation on WhatsApp, the world’s largest messaging app, through grant...

Global Fact-Checking mentorship program open 2022 Application

The International  Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute is accepting applications for a global mentorship program that will run from March 21, 2022,...

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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

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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...