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Facebook Cracks Down On ‘Fake News’

AFRICANGLOBE - Facebook is taking new measures to curb the spread of "fake news" on its huge and influential social network. It will focus on the “worst of the worst” offenders and partner with outside fact-checkers and news organizations to sort honest news reports from alleged made-up stories that play to people’s passions and preconceived notions.

Mugabe’s Party Exposes British of Double Standards On Social Media

Britain's double standards have been exposed through ongoing moves to block social media in the aftermath of riots that rocked the country despite having encouraged the use of the same tools in destabilising Africa.

North Sudan War on the Media Continues

Northern Sudanese investigators on Wednesday presented their case against seven local individuals undergoing trial on the grounds of working for the Netherlands-based Radio Dabanga, arguing that the defendants had collaborated to reveal "state secretes."