Fact Checker

Kenya has began exporting avocados to China

Kenya exported goods worth Sh11bn to China in 2018, up from Sh9bn in 2017.

Prezzo will not vie in the Kibra by-election on Wiper ticket

Kalonzo announced that Prezzo will instead contest for the Kibra seat in 2022.

Long-serving capital offenders can be released sooner

The High Court has quashed Section 46 of the Prisons Act which required capital offenders to serve their sentences in ...

45 Somali refugees have been repatriated voluntarily

The refugees were repatriated from Dadaab and were received by Somali government and UNHCR officials

Uasin Gishu assembly has passed Punguza Mizigo bill

Uasin Gishu County Assembly speaker has confirmed that the county passed the bill on September 3

Kenyan not injured in South Africa xenophobic violence

Photo shows Zambian MP Charles Zulu, who was injured during political protests in 2017.

These photos of a network mast on fire in Nigeria are not from 2019

The photo is of an MTN mast in Akwa Ibom in Nigeria that caught fire in December 2015.

Nyeri MCAs have not opposed Punguza Mizigo Bill

Speaker John Kaguchia has said that the bill was only presented for debate not voting.

Taita Taveta has not ‘sold’ borehole to Somali pastoralists

The County Communication Director has refuted the claim

World Bank did not withdraw from Rironi Road project

Treasury requested World Bank to cancel the project and channel the funds to other projects.

None of these photos are from 2019 Amazon fires

The photos, which have been shared in a tweet, are from previous fire incidents.

Eating ugali not linked to cervical cancer

No direct link has been established between maize flour and cervical cancer.

This ad for jobs in the Kenya Defence Forces is Fake

KDF is not currently engaged in any current recruitment exercise.

American missionary in Baringo did not undergo FGM

Kenyan Anti-FGM Board and Teresa, who runs the Desert Rose Ministries have refuted the claim.