The Kenyan ‘rumour app’ that reduces tensions amongst communities


John Otunga works for Sentinel, an organization that tries to build peace between different communities in Kenya’s Tana River, by using technology.

Community members are encouraged to use an app and a community radio station, to check the validity of rumours, and therefore reduce tensions caused by misinformation.

Video Journalist: Anthony Irungu for BBC Factfinder.

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Source link : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-47174333

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Publish date : 2019-02-11 10:35:21

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