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Ethiopia Cabinet Approves New Bill to Fight Fake News

Ethiopia cabinet approve draft bill to fight fake news and hate speech
The Council of Ministers has just approved hate speech and dissemination of fake news draft bill.

BY SAMUEL GEBRE | BLOOMBERG

Ethiopia’s cabinet of ministers approved the ‘Computer Crime Proclamation’ that aims to prevent hate speech and dissemination of fake news. Ethiopia’s cabinet approved a law to combat hate speech and the dissemination of false information. Continue reading Ethiopia Cabinet Approves New Bill to Fight Fake News

Dozens Killed in South Sudan Ethnic Fighting

SPLA-IO (SPLA-In Opposition) rebels fire weapons during an assault on government SPLA (Sudan People’s Liberation Army) soldiers in the town of Kaya, on the border with Uganda, South Sudan, August 26. (Photo: REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic)

BY DENIS DUMO | REUTERS

At least 45 people have died in fighting between ethnic groups in South Sudan’s northern state of Western Lakes, a local official said, in a new source of violence in a country already devastated by a four-year civil war. Continue reading Dozens Killed in South Sudan Ethnic Fighting