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Rwandan govt aims to regulate social media to prevent spread of misinformation

Tuesday 14 May 2019 | 13:44 CET | News
The Rwandan government says it will devise strategies to regulate social media content in order to curb the spread of misinformation, New Times reported. The Minister for ICT and Innovation, Paula Ingabire, said there are instances where people communicate the way they please on social media like Facebook and Twitter, usually with fake accounts, and use such platforms to spread misinformation. Ntezimana said it was misleading and necessitated regulation. 

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