Oct 13, 2018

'Why we faked our Facebook wedding in Kinshasa'

On a late summer afternoon, the 33-year-old was invited to yet another friend's wedding in the capital, Kinshasa - one of 30 invitations she had received in that year alone. "Some were from people I haven't spoken to in 10, even 15 years. I don't know how these people even got my number." "In these times of fake news, people believe everything they see online," he said, adding that he wanted to make people think more carefully about what they see and read on social media. Once the pair started getting messages from friends abroad saying they were planning to fly back to Kinshasa for the "Wedding", Ms Agneroh decided enough was enough and revealed the truth on her Facebook page. "In a lengthy post she told friends and acquaintances:"These picture show two young people photographed by their friends, with no comment or allusion to marriage but that's what you all chose to interpret.

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