Senegal’s presidency is getting into the fact-checking business.
“Fake news is flourishing. It is something people cannot control and that can end up affecting politics, society and the way people behave," says the Special Advisor to President Macky Sall, Ousmane Thiongane.
It is a concern being raised around the continent, and around the world for that matter.
A recent study of the Kenyan electoral campaign released in July found that 90 percent of Kenyans had “seen or heard...