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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.

False: KPCU Has Not Been Registered As A Private Limited Company

The New Kenya Planters Co-operative Union (KPCU) has not been registered as a private limited company as alleged by Twitter user Propesa, who uses...

False: This Photo Does Not Show Mt Kenya Residents Queuing For...

A photo being shared online claiming to show Mt Kenya residents lining up for relief food is FALSE. The photo, shared by Facebook user Sakita...

False: This Image Does Not Show Former President Uhuru Kenyatta Enjoying...

An image shared online claiming to show retired President Uhuru Kenyatta enjoying life in the village after retirement is FALSE. The image was shared on...

FAKE: Government Has Not Introduced Pocketless Uniforms For Police Officers

The claim that police will start wearing pocketless uniforms has been dismissed by the Ministry of Interior and disowned by the source and is, therefore, FAKE.

FALSE: Chief Justice Martha Koome Not Related To IG Joseph Koome

A Twitter post claiming the Inspector General of Police Japhet Koome is related to Chief Justice Martha Koome is false.

FAKE: Nzioka Waita Not Appointed Deputy CEO For Safaricom Ethiopia

Reports that former State House Chief of Staff Nzioka Waita has been appointed deputy CEO for Safaricom Ethiopia are false.

FALSE: Former President Uhuru Kenyatta Has Not Built a Palace In...

A tweet purporting to show the aerial view of former President Uhuru Kenyatta’s palace in Partakilat, Trans Mara, Narok County, is false. The photo shows...

False: Meru Governor Kawira Mwangaza Has Not Been Impeached

Reports that Meru Governor Kawira Mwangaza has been impeached are false. The reports were posted on Twitter by a user using the name Towy Maish,...

False: This Facebook Page Is Not Run By Former Vice President...

A Facebook page using the name and photos of former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka is not affiliated with the politician. The page, which has been...

Fact-check: Winnie Odinga Has Not Been Nominated To EALA

Winnie Odinga, daughter to former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has denied being nominated to the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). According to several online claims,...