Tag: BT Factcheck


FALSE: Photo Is Not Of a School In Fafi, Garissa County

A tweet with a photo purporting to be of a school in Fafi Constituency of Kenya’s Garissa County is FALSE. The photo, which was shared online on...

FALSE: This Photo Used To Show Construction Of Likoni Bypass Is Not From Kenya

A photo shared on Facebook with text praising former Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for the construction of the Likoni bypass in Mombasa is FALSE. The photo, which...

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

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: 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...

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.

ALTERED: Image Of State House With Yellow Cross Has Been Manipulated

 A Facebook post with an image showing a yellow cross mounted on State House Nairobi is fake. The photo, a cropped version of State House...

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: Nairobi Governor Has Not Banned Handcarts And Trolleys

A tweet claiming that newly elected Nairobi Governor, Mr Johnson Sakaja, has banned handcarts and trolleys in the city centre is false. The tweet, published...

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