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Disinformation and Misinformation During Kenya’s 2022 Election. Implications for Voter Confidence in the Electoral Process

Megatrends Policy Brief 14, 30.03.2023, 9 Pages


Candidates Odinga and Ruto both used disinformation strategies in the run up to the August 2022 general elections in Kenya. This policy brief argues that this contributed to reducing voter confidence. To curb this trend, a well-coordinated cross-sectoral approach to tackling disinformation and misinformation should be adopted.