There has been little research into the regulation targeting fake news and hate speech in Africa, and the role state institutions play in shaping them. With tech giants relatively inactive in moderating local content on their platforms, governments are using a mix of technological and legal content regulation.

Lisa Garbe

Research Fellow
WZB Berlin Social Science Center

Lisa-Marie Måseidvåg Selvik

PhD candidate
Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen

Recent CMI publications: