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Image doesn't show Aisha Jumwa pleading to speak at UDA rally

A similar claim was also shared in a public Facebook group with over 168,000 members.

Poster showing Team University council members is fake

Among the people listed is Professor Reuben Na(sakaja), whose title at the Uganda-based university is the DVC Academics

Polycarp Igathe’s withdrawal from Nairobi governor race fake

NTV Kenya disowned the news alert and urged the public to disregard it.

FACT-CHECK: Quote attributed to Ruto on Kenya-Somalia maritime ICJ verdict is fabricated

The director of communication in the Office of the Deputy President has dismissed the quote as 'nonsense'.

FACT CHECK: Viral message claiming users will pay for WhatsApp services is FALSE

Social media messaging app has not announced any plans to charge users for its services as claimed

IMF won't take Brookside Dairy as collateral for loan

The claim originates from a satirical website.

E-PAPER FACT CHECK: Jubilee hasn't withdrawn in the Bonchari by-election in favour of ODM

Statement allegedly issued by party SG Raphael Tuju is not legitimate

FAKE: Tundu Lissu has not declared himself president of Tanzania

The YouTube video with the false headline does not contain this statement.

Raila didn't ‘mingle' with family after testing positive

Photo was taken in 2010 when the former prime minister underwent surgery.

Facebook image doesn't show massacre victims in Tigray

Photo taken in Nigeria, after members of Boko Haram killed at least 40 rice farmers.

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