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Somali Attorney General Indicts 19 Influencers for Inciting Clan-Based Hate on Social Media

Mogadishu (AX) - On Tuesday, the National Attorney General's Office filed charges against 19 social media influencers, summoning them to the Banadir Regional Court for spreading clan-centric slurs and partaking in "improper conduct" online. The Office of the Attorney General claims that these individuals sparked ethnic animosities, jeopardized public safety, fueled malice, and hurled insults, using platforms like TikTok. The office has asked the Banadir Regional Court to promptly commence the trial. The Attorney…

Amplifying Rafah: One Powerful Image Captivates Millions on Social Media

The visual showcases a collection of tents, artistically arranged to spell out "All Eyes on Rafah." This image has been circulated over 50 million times. A singular, not-quite-authentic picture has sparked a sensational campaign on Instagram, grabbing the algorithm's attention and captivating minds worldwide. It's a powerful statement for the Palestinian cause amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict, now stretching into its eighth month. Created by an Instagram user from Malaysia, this AI-crafted image has gone viral,…

Social Media Crackdown: Somali Influencers Detained for Inciting Tribal Tensions

In Mog, Somali authorities nabbed 21 social media influencers for spreading clan-based insults and causing chaos online. Both men and women were rounded up by the Banadir Regional Police, their mugshots plastered on the Somali Police's Facebook page.These influencers, labeled troublemakers, are stewing in custody as court dates loom, while more troublemakers are on law enforcement's radar for similar charges of "social discrimination."A pal of a detainee, a TikTok pro, spilled to BBC Somali Service that the arrests stemmed…

social tensions in the oil industry

In Chad, the oil tanker ExxonMobil is in the knife segment with its employees. The American multinational, which operates the Doba oil basin in the south of the country, announced a few months ago its intention to sell its assets to an English company. But the terms of this departure do not suit the employees who have entered into a quarrel with the American company. Yesterday, the employees even…

Zuma Foundation launches a conversation on social networks

The Foundation for the former South African president launched a petition for donations on Tuesday, August 24, on social networks to help him pay his legal costs in various cases. as reported from Johannesburg, Claire BargelèsIn South Africa, Jacob Zuma supporters are now being urged to put their hand in their wallets! The…

Francis Kéré, social architect

The future National Assembly in Benin was represented by Burkinabè architect Francis Kéré. Based in Germany, he is known for his use of local materials. Impeccable white shirt, portable in hand, FrancisKér saves the site of the future National Assembly, an 8-hectare site in the center of Porto-Novo, the Benin capital, occupied…

the social front also worries the executive

Prime Minister Moctar Ouane met with interim President Bah Ndaw on Friday. They raised two issues: the social front and the ongoing consultations for the formation of the new government. as reported from Bamako, Serge DanielFor the first two officials of the CEO, starting this Saturday, the conciliators will resume contact with…

Fake news and social networks: what they think

Should the government be able to ban the dissemination of false information? What is the effect of social networks? Should the media communicate more about the authorities' shortcomings? Questions were asked, among other things, in the new study published on May 18 by the Afrobarometer network, while the Senegalese government is carefully considering the regulation of social networks. .

The end of social reclassification villages in

In Senegal, President Macky Sall announced the abolition of the special status of villages for social reclassification. These villages - nine in the country - were created during colonization to keep lepers out of society and are governed by a law from 1976. But the inhabitants want to see this discriminatory status disappear, while they are forced to leave society. But leprosy has not been a public…

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