The disruptive impact of social media, fake news on Nigerian politics

While social media has many advantages, sometimes getting real-time news to help everyday citizens make informed decisions may come at a cost when the information is distorted from source to drive propaganda and influence political views. CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi caught up with Francis Jakpor, Program Manager, Election Fact-Checking Project, Paradigm Initiative and Tonye Bakare, Online editor, Guardian Newspapers to discuss how the media is impacting society.

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Star Quality Speaker Line-Up at Africa Tech Festival 2020

Acknowledged as the world’s largest Africa-focused digital infrastructure and emerging tech event, the Africa Tech Festival has always attracted a stellar line-up of critical thinkers, analysts, futurists, keynote and inspirational speakers. 2020 will more than deliver on that reputation, with a stimulating array of visionary industry presenters, raconteurs and even some sporting greats.

Leveling the playing field for female entrepreneurs in Africa

By Olga Arara-Kimani, Regional Head, Corporate Affairs and Brand & Marketing Introduction Mobilising support for female...

Smart Mobility: Gautrain the sustainable way of travel!

The theme for October Transport Month 2020 is Smart Mobility.  Smart Mobility is an innovative way of getting around. it is the...


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