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Facebook suspends accounts linked to Russian businessman Yevgeniy Prigozhin for spreading disinformation in Africa 

Facebook removed three networks of accounts, Pages and Groups for engaging in foreign interference which is coordinated inauthentic behavior on behalf of a foreign actor on Facebook and Instagram.

The blocked pages originated from Russia targeting African countries like Madagascar, …

Facebook expand its third-party Fact-checking Programme  in 10 Africa countries

Some members of the international fact-checking community welcomed the Facebook announcements  but also raised questions about technical issues and transparency.

The move underscores how the world’s largest social network is trying to combat misinformation as it faces allegations of political …