Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania in anti-fake news campaign

A new law in Kenya imposes fines of up to $50,000 fine and/or up to two years in prison.

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ARUSHA, Tanzania, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will carry out a massive campaign to address Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in northern Tanzania. The UN agency will conduct the ...
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12 months ago

Coastweek

UN launches anti-FGM campaign in Tanzania Maasai community


UN launches anti-FGM campaign in Tanzania Maasai community
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ARUSHA, Tanzania (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will carry out a massive campaign to address Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in northern Tanzania. The UN agency will conduct the campaign in ...
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1 year ago

Washington Post

Tanzania TV suspends staffers over fake news about Trump


Washington Post
Tanzania TV suspends staffers over fake news about Trump
Washington Post
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Tanzania's state broadcaster has suspended nine staffers for a fake news story saying U.S. President Donald Trump had congratulated President John Magufuli for being a good African leader. Tanzania Broadcasting ...
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1 year ago

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Tanzania broadcaster suspends staff over fake Trump news

The fake story says Donald Trump called Tanzania President John Magufuli an "African hero".

 

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