Disinformation in Africa: Promoting Rights-Respecting Responses
By Evelyn Lirri |
In June 2020, a coalition of civil society groups launched an interactive portal to track and analyse disinformation laws, policies and patterns of enforcement across Africa. The portal was developed against a backdrop of rapidly accelerating state action on COVID-19 disinformation.
Two years on, as online disinformation is increasingly becoming prevalent, spurred by the growth in access to the internet…