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This section fact-checks various news and information in media. This is where we give facts and debunk fake news and falsehoods.

MISLEADING: Murang’a Woman Rep Sabina Chege Did Not Attend Sagana Meeting

A tweet shared by Senior Counsel Ahmednasir Abdullahi showing Murang’a Woman Rep Sabina Chege at the Sagana III meeting is fake. On 23rd February...

DEBUNKED: Digital Card Quoting Prof Kisiang’ani On Livondo’s Security Is Fake

A digital card bearing the Kenyans.co.ke branding posted on Twitter on 22nd February 2022 quoting historian and political analyst Prof Edward Kisiang’ani as saying...

FAKE: Machakos Governor Aspirant Has Not Dismissed Kalonzo Musyoka

A digital card shared on social media purporting to quote former State House Chief of Staff Nzioka Waita is fake. On 10th February, 2022, the...

MISLEADING: Video Of Crowd Cheering Mudavadi Not From Vihiga

A video clip posted on Twitter by Senior Counsel Ahmednasir Abdullahi showing ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi addressing a campaign rally in Vihiga County...

FAKE: Syokimau Railway Station Not Recruiting

A Facebook post claiming that Syokimau Railway Station is hiring is fake. According to the post shared on 5th February, 2022, vacant positions in...

FAKE: Jimi Wanjigi Did Not Say Central Kenya Prefers Kalonzo Musyoka

A digital card branded  Kenyans.co.ke on which businessman and politician Jimi Wanjigi is quoted supporting Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka for the presidency is...

FAKE: President Uhuru Kenyatta Did Not Shut Down Wilson Airport

Reports on social media claiming that President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered the temporary shutdown of Wilson Airport are false.  According to the claims that circulated...

MISLEADING: Kitutu Chache MP Richard Onyonka Not Running For Kisii Governor...

A social media poster claiming that Kitutu Chache MP Richard Onyonka is running for Kisii governor post is fake.  The poster has been shared on...

DEBUNKED: Photo Showing Huge Crowd At DP Ruto’s Rally Is Fake

On 16th January, 2022, a photo shared by former State House Digital Director Dennis Itumbi showing a large crowd of people attending Deputy President...

HOAX: Kalonzo Musyoka Has Not Withdrawn From Presidential Race

A tweet claiming that Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has withdrawn his presidential bid is fake.  According to the tweet, shared on 11th January 2022, Kalonzo,...