Clickbait Facebook post lures Ethiopians with non-existing interview of rebel leader

Published on 27/01/2023 at 15:10

As conflict intensifies in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, a Facebook post shared claimed that AFP recently interviewed Jaal Gammachu Abboye, the deputy chief of the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) rebel group. The post also contained a link purportedly leading to the interview. But this is false: AFP did not speak to the rebel leader and the link is to a site with unrelated content.