Fake news threatens development in SADC – PS

ISAAC Chipampe.

KASUBA MULENGA, Kasane, Botswana
GOVERNMENT has urged journalists in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to be wary of the era of fake news which threatens development programmes implemented by various governments in the region.
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services acting Permanent Secretary Isaac Chipampe said while sensationalism and fake news have been there since immemorial, they should be fought against because they are detrimental to development.
Mr Chipampe said this here yesterday when he officially opened a Kazungula Bridge Project workshop for journalists from Botswana, Namibia and Zambia.

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