The US is trying to teach Kenyans how to fight “fake news”

It’s a quiz consisting of 16 questions, querying takers on how to spot fake news or identify unreliable partisan clickbait. Did a Kenyan man drive a tanker to create an artificial watering hole for wild animals? Did another in Kenya’s Rift Valley region pay dowry with bitcoin instead of cash and cows? Or did an elephant steal $400,000 from a Nigerian bank?

All, you guessed—or not— are true stories, except for the large mammal leading a bank heist.

The string of questions was...


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