How Russia disinformation operations are targeting Africa – BBC News

A large social network that promotes anti-Western and pro-Kremlin ideas in French-speaking Africa has been discovered.

Called Russosphère (Russian Sphere), it posts typically accuse France of modern-day “colonialism”, praises President Vladimir Putin, and calls the Ukrainian army “Nazis” and “Satanists.”

Experts have said that such misinformation drives mistrust between African nations and the West.

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