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Facebook, Africa Check partner in fight against fake news

In an era that has seen the rise of fake news, social media giant Facebook has often come up as an enabler, recently the social media giant announced more African languages will be covered in its partnership with Africa Check, an independent fact-checking organisation as part of its effort to curb fake news. Joining CNBC Africa for more on this is Mercy Ndegwa, Facebook Head of Policy, East Africa.