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[Podcast]Did the apartheid government inject black people with HIV? We look to science.
[Podcast]Did the apartheid government inject black people with HIV? We look to science.
This month, the New African boasts a shocking headline: "We deliberately spread Aids in South Africa." Could that be true?
PIC Commission calls out 'desperate' Twitter accounts on fake news
PIC Commission calls out 'desperate' Twitter accounts on fake news
The judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of impropriety at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) will continue with public hearings...
Nigerian political parties are weaponising fake news
Nigerian political parties are weaponising fake news
Disinformation is a significant threat to democracy and the credibility of electoral outcomes. In Nigeria it is being weaponised by political...
Our appetite for fake news is a global threat to health
Our appetite for fake news is a global threat to health
The most frustrating part of my job as a public health scientist is the spread of false information — usually online — that overrides...
Fake news: Censorship’s no solution
Fake news: Censorship’s no solution
Today, debates about public issues play out on social media, people receive their news via digital platforms and politicians pitch their policies...
WhatsApp claiming reporter was axed over Bosasa article dismissed as ‘fake news’
WhatsApp claiming reporter was axed over Bosasa article dismissed as ‘fake news’
The Sunday Times has dismissed as fake, a statement which claims a reporter was suspended for refusing to write a “fabricated” front...
Study sheds light on scourge of 'fake' news in Africa
Study sheds light on scourge of 'fake' news in Africa
Concerns about “fake news” have dominated discussions about the relationship between the media and politics in the developed world in recent...
Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of US election
Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of US election
Facebook said on Monday that it blocked some 30 accounts on its platform and 85 more on Instagram after police warned they may be linked to...
French MPs adopt 'fake news' bill
French MPs adopt 'fake news' bill
French lawmakers on Wednesday adopted two bills to prevent the spread of false information during election campaigns following allegations of...
Flummoxed by all the fakery
Flummoxed by all the fakery
News story of the week (I do hope it’s not fake news) is that a bunch of scammers pretending to be Hawks cops tried to shake down a few of the...
Fake news adds to India's flood torment
Fake news adds to India's flood torment
Cristiano Ronaldo has not donated $11-million to the Kerala flood disaster fund and there are no cracks in a key dam, but India's fake news machine...

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