Africa:#MeToo – Good Men Should Not be Quiet Spectators

[allAfrica] The pain and anger of more than a million people who tweeted #MeToo in the last week has crowded social media with personal stories of sexual harassment or assault. This virtual march of solidarity marks both the urgency of finding a shared voice and the hidden scale of assault that did not previously have a register

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Nigeria: News of President Buhari’s Trip to U.S. ‘Fake’

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has urged Nigerians to disregard the fake news being circulated via a parody Twitter account and an old NTA news video that President Muhammadu Buhari is travelling or has travelled to the U.S.

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South Africa: Did Police Flee From Prophet Bushiri’s Bodyguards?

[Nyasa Times] South Africa-based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) has rejected published reports that his security detail had a a three-hour standoff with that country’s police when they wanted to obtain a statement from him which ended with the officers fleeing.

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