BT FACTCHECK

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

DEBUNKED: Digital Card Quoting Jeremiah Kioni Commenting On Election Rigging Fabricated 

A digital card with a quote attributed to Jubilee Party Secretary General Jeremiah Kioni on the use of bulbs that spread darkness during elections...

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...

FAKE: Digital Card Quoting Timothy Njoya Not Published By News Website

A digital card shared in WhatsApp groups containing the branding of Kenyans.co.ke and quoting retired Reverend Timothy Njoya is fake. BusinessToday has reviewed the...

FALSE: Kenyan Flag Has Not Been Removed From State House

On 14th September 2022, a Twitter user shared an image of Kenya’s State House, Nairobi, with a claim that the government of newly elected...

False: This Image Does Not Show Police Presence At Kamkunji Grounds...

An image circulated online showing heavy anti-riot police presence at Kamkunji grounds in Nairobi on December 7, 2022, is falsely captioned. The image was shared...

These Social Media Pages Not Operated By Juliana Cherera

Social media pages that have been posting content in the name of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Vice Chairperson Juliana Cherera, are fake. These...

FAKE: This Star Newspaper Frontpage Is Altered

This image of the front page of The Star newspaper doing rounds on social media has been altered. The image has a headline, “EXCLUSIVE:...

False: This Facebook Account Is Not Owned By CS Aden Duale

A Facebook account bearing the name of Cabinet Secretary for Defence Aden Duale is neither owned by the government official nor is it operated...

False: Article Claiming Judiciary Reported William Ruto Did Not Attain Required...

An article claiming that a Judiciary report revealed President-elect William Ruto did not attain the required threshold to win the August 9 Presidential contest...

FAKE: Raila Odinga’s Security Has Not Been Withdrawn

A Facebook post shared on 29th November 2022 claiming Azimio leader Raila Odinga security has been withdrawn is false.