— Gimba Kakanda (@gimbakakanda) August 6, 2014
Multiple viewers unhappy about the error sounded off on Twitter:
— Balkissa Idé Siddo (@Balkissaide) August 7, 2014
— Dell Cameron (@dellcam) August 6, 2014
As the Washington Post noted, this isn't the first mistake like this for CNN. The network mixed up Ukraine and Pakistan earlier this year, and once placed Hong Kong in South America. Geography fails are sadly common for newscasts — MSNBC and Fox News have fallen victim, too.