Tag: PesaCheck


FALSE: This Video Is Not Of Russia’s Luna 25 Crashing Into The Moon

A post on X (formerly Twitter) with a video supposedly showing Russia’s Luna 25 crashing into the moon is FALSE. The post reads: “BREAKING: Russia’s Luna-25 has...

FAKE: This X Account Asking Stanbic Bank Customers For Personal Information Is An Imposter

This X account posting content as Stanbic Bank Uganda and asking customers for their National Identity Numbers (NINs) is FAKE. X is formerly Twitter. The picture on the account’s...

Kenyan Journalist Lands Global Fact-Checking Job

A Kenyan journalist has joined an international fact-checking organisation to boost its accountability journalism. In this new development, Mr Enock Nyariki has been appointed...

FALSE: This Is Not An Image Of Jonathan The Tortoise, The World’s Oldest Animal

This Facebook post claiming to show an image of Jonathan the tortoise, the oldest animal in the world, is FALSE. The image shows four tortoises...

PARTLY FALSE: No Scientific Evidence That Jatropha Curcas And Cassava Can Cure HIV

A Facebook post claiming that a combination of leaves, roots, and bark of Jatropha curcas, cassava, and black seed can cure the Human Immunodeficiency Virus...

PesaCheck Appoints New Managing Editor

Incubated by Code for Africa (CfA), PesaCheck has in recent years grown to become one of the leading fact-checking media platforms on the continent.

Two Kenyan journalists shortlisted for prestigious African fact-checking award

Daily Nation and PesaCheck reporters nominated in a field dominated by West African journalists

Fact-checking: A new hope in fake news land

The war for truth may just be won by facts

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