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Dalanews is Africa’s Finest News Blogsite with a commitment to providing real-time, authentic local news as reported from the source.
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Who we share your data with
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How long we do retain your data
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What rights do you have over your data
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Where we send your data
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Disclaimer: Dalanews is a user-open platform and will hold contributor(s) fully liable for accuracy, veracity, and factuality of content and will, consequently not shoulder any costs or penalty arising from libel, slander, or defamation as a result of content posted by the independent contributor(s).