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Govt bemoans publishing of falsehoods

By Staff Reporter

Government has noted with great concern over the spreading of fake news and undesirable information being speculated on various media platforms in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

The call was made by the Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage, Aaron Nhepera through a statement issued on 25 January 2020.

“Government has noted with deep concern, recent developments where mainstream media, social media and individuals are spreading falsehoods on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the nation’s leadership.”

Nhepera described the acts as unethical and unacceptable in a democratic society.
Speculations purporting sickness of senior government officials were awash in the corridors of social media platforms.

 

 

Tendai Guvamombe