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Domestic Disinformation on the Rise in Africa | Africa Center for Strategic Studies

By Africa Center for Strategic Studies
October 6, 2021

From Asmara to Abuja, Sudan to South Africa, digital disinformation is becoming an increasingly common feature of Africa’s domestic political landscape.

These efforts adopt sophisticated tactics first deployed in Africa by foreign actors such as Russia and Saudi Arabia. The distorting and distracting impact of digital disinformation is making it increasingly difficult for the African public to discern between facts and “fake news” while following political, social, and security developments across the continent.

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Source: Domestic Disinformation on the Rise in Africa | Africa Center for Strategic Studies

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