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BIO: A fact-checking initiative to verify the financial and other statistical numbers quoted by public figures across East Africa, supported by International Budget Partnership, and Code for Africa affiliates in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

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Raila's doctors haven't advised him to take a work break

Post claimed Raila risks suffering “permanent brain and throat damage".

Image of Ruto with a panga as he addresses crowd is altered

Original image was captured when Ruto addressed residents of Githurai

Poster of youth meeting 'hosted' by Ruto is fake

No date when the meeting will happen with attendees promised an allowance of Sh20,000.

Photo does not show Raila Odinga being chased away by a mob

Photo captured when police fired tear at Raila's motorcade when he returned from US in 2017.

Advert for free courses from the NYS is not legitimate

NYS applicants normally asked to present themselves in their areas when announced.

Advert asking ‘Sh200’ fee for Quickmart jobs is fake

Job seekers asked to submit their applications and pay the fee through 0102732231.

US has not threatened to revoke President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visa

Pompeo's statement does not specifically mention Uhuru as claimed in the post.

Kenyan security body has not banned Ruto's political rallies

Author of the post states that he knows DP will disregard the directive and still hold rallies.

FACT CHECKER: Has EU banned Kenyans over rising cases?

Commission says plan to select countries was drawn up based on health criteria

FACT CHECKER: Atwoli not been appointed to head IEBC

IEBC dismissed the claim.

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