BT FACTCHECK

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

FAKE: Facebook Account ‘Resila Atieno Onyango’ Does Not Belong To Police...

This Facebook account purporting to belong to the National Police Service Spokesperson and Director of Corporate Communications, Dr Resila Onyango, is fake.

FAKE: Former Nyeri MP Did Not Say Raila Must Retire From...

A social media post quoting former Nyeri Town Member of Parliament Ngunjiri Wambugu calling on ODM Party leader Raila Odinga to retire from politics...

False: President William Ruto Is Not Changing Constitution To Extend Term...

Claims that President William Ruto is planning to orchestrate a change in the Kenyan Constitution to extend the Presidential term limit are false. The claims...

False: This Facebook Page Is Not Owned By National Assembly Speaker...

A Facebook page bearing the identity Hon. Moses M Wetangula is not owned or operated by the politician, who is currently serving as the...

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: 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...

FALSE: Britain’s New Prime Minister Is Not From The Luo Tribe

A tweet claiming that new British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is from the Luo tribe of Kenya is FALSE. The tweet reads: “Now Britain has elected a...

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.