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Why Rumors of Forced Polygamy in Eritrea can’t be Further from the Truth

Eritrean brides and the polygamy hoax
Hell would have to freeze twice over before Eritrean women are subjected to forced polygamous marriages.

By YohannaPaulos,

In the past few days, articles of enforced polygamy in Eritrea have been circulating on social media with quite a number of people falling for this ruse. Quite rightly so if you are not familiar with Eritrea, where it is situated among countries that readily accept polygamy with some countries even indoctrinating it through their constitution. Continue reading Why Rumors of Forced Polygamy in Eritrea can’t be Further from the Truth

The Eritrea Polygamy Hoax and the Psychological Warfare Behind it

Sophisticated disinformation creates a false reality. “False has many wings. Do not judge anything by its popularity.” ― Amit Ray

By Beaton Galafa,

It was 19 January, 2016. President Magufuli bans mini-skirts. At our work place, the discussion took an angle a little different. My friend unknowingly cautioned me of how the masses accept any news without checking the reliability of the source. His argument was, however, leaning towards the fact that the Tanzanian president had risen to fame due to his idiosyncratically-driven reforms.  Continue reading The Eritrea Polygamy Hoax and the Psychological Warfare Behind it