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COVID-19: Africa’s battle with disinformation

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  • Barnaby Fletcher
  • COVID-19
COVID-19: Africa’s battle with disinformation

 

Barnaby Fletcher, Control Risks’ lead analyst for Southern Africa, and Bukola Bolarinwa, one of our Africa analysts, discuss the perils of disinformation in Africa, how it spreads and what governments are doing to combat it. This is the second in a regular series of podcasts exploring the impact of COVID-19 on this dynamic, but vulnerable, region. 

 

 

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