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: Lawyer Paul Gicheru Has Not Said He Knows the People...

Lawyer Paul Gicheru surrendered to the ICC on November 2, 2020, following a warrant of arrest issued against him on March 10, 2016.

FALSE: Jubilee Secretary General Raphael Tuju Not in ICU

On Thursday, November 12, 2020, reports by certain social media users indicated that the politician was admitted at the hospital.

FALSE: Deputy President William Ruto Has Not Endorsed BBI Report

On October 22, several social media accounts shared a purported front page of the Star alleging that Dr Ruto supported the BBI report.

FAKE: TSC Not Hiring 12,000 Teachers

Applicants were promised a Ksh15,000 monthly remuneration stipend for primary teachers and Ksh20,000 for secondary.

FALSE: Cuban Doctors Abducted Last Year Have Not Been Released

Kenyan government and the Cuban governments denied the reports first shared on Twitter by Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodríguez.

FALSE: Not All Face Masks in the Market Meet Set Standards

The regulator in July raised the red flag on three face mask manufacturers and ordered them to recall their products.

FAKE: Esther Arunga Did Not Ask Kenyans For Forgiveness

The tweet received thousands of reactions from social media users, and was shared widely with screenshots being posted on several platforms.

FALSE: Safaricom is Not Running Reward Program for Loyal Customers

The website hoodwinks recipients by asking them to check if their zone has been selected for the Safaricom's Loyal Customer Prize.

‘Even Hardcore Gangsters are Heartbroken’: Relationships, Tough Life Inside Kenyan Prisons

It is indeed a difficult life. Anyone who has gone through the prison system in Kenya will tell you that for free. It all starts with a crime.

Do KCPE Results Foresee Doom for Boychild?

Today, the World celebrates International Men's Day. In Kenya, recently released KCPE results foresees doom for the boychild as their female counterparts dominated the...