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Facebook Expands its Third-Party Fact-Checking Programme to 10 Countries across Sub-Saharan Africa

africanews | Facebook today announced the expansion of its third-party fact-checking program to 10 African countries including: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Cameroon and Senegal. In partnership with Agence France-Presse (AFP) (http://bit.ly/2Voxvyh), the France 24 Observers (http://bit.ly/2MlNU2A), Pesa Check (http://bit.ly/2IykrRG) and Dubawa (http://bit.ly/2AVaQQR) this programme forms part of its work in …

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Cameroon opens consulate in Equatorial Guinea

YAOUNDE, Oct. 8 Xinhua | Cameroon President Paul Biya on Monday signed a decree creating a consulate in Equatorial Guinea. The new consulate will be located in the city of Mongomo in the continental part of Equatorial Guinea. According to the decree, the consulate will cover Kie-Ntem, Wele-Nzas and Centre-South …

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Luxury Cars Seized from African Leader Auctioned

VOA | A fleet of luxury, high-performance cars seized from the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president have been auctioned off for more than $23 million. The 25 cars were seized by Swiss authorities after an investigation into money laundering. They once belonged to Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, who is also …

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Visiting Nigerian governor assures Nigerian refugees in Cameroon of safe return home

YAOUNDE, Sept. 18 Xinhua | Nigerian refugees at the Minawao camp in Cameroon’s Far North region will soon be safely returned home, Babagana Umara Zulum, governor of the Nigerian state of Borno gave the assurance on Wednesday. “I want them to go back home. I informed them about the good …

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