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The 77 Percent

Fighting 'fake news' in DR Congo

The spread of misinformation and 'fake news' is rife in Africa, especially via social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp. So how do you know what's real and what's not? In DR Congo — where false information about the current Ebola outbreak can have deadly consequences — a group of young journalists who call themselves 'Congo Check' is determined to bring the truth to light.

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