Fact Checker

FALSE: Government won't fund 45,000 university students only

Only 45,000 will get 100 percent funding.

Kericho DG didn't question president's office over Londiani money

Through their verified Facebook page, Nation Africa denied ownership of the card.

FALSE: CDC didn’t say vaccinated people are more at risk

The Star fact check has established that this is a distortion of the CDC’s Risk Assessment report.

MCK hasn't condemned bullying of journalists by Kericho officials

The Kericho County Government denied the allegations.

TSC has not started demoting non-graduate headteachers

"Reform team wants the three educational levels to be combined into a single institution."

FAKE: No exam rewriting for older generation

The post was made on May 8, 2023.

FAKE: Facebook account impersonating NPS spokesperson

A search on Facebook established that several pages use NPS spokesperson’s name, but none is verified.

FALSE: Images not of diplomats leaving Kenya in July 2023

Google reverse image searches for first, second images accompanying the tweet show that they are not recent.

UDA denies statement on Londiani accident compensation fraud

Document also shows UDA asking Kericho Governor Erick Mutai to clear the air on the issue.

FALSE: This image doesn't show remains of Thika woman

The image is of a Nigerian landlord who was found dead after going missing for four years.

FALSE: Kings Outreach wasn't closed over Shakahola case

The church linked to Prophet Dr Owuor was closed after members unanimously agreed to shut it in an AGM.

FAKE: Rwanda didn't promise to shed light on killing of Okende

The release noted that the Rwandan government regretted to learn of Okende's death

Claims Kisumu Day won appeal against Agoro Sare FAKE

The Star Fact Checker has debunked the claim found it to be false.

ALTERED: Duale did not say Raila won 2022 election

Authentic video was posted on a YouTube channel dubbed “Kenyan Historian” over a year ago.

FALSE: HELB hasn't officially opened portal for loan application

“Beware of fake news, Always get reliable information from our official channels."

FAKE: Miguna did not create tweet criticising Ruto, Gachagua

After a close look into Miguna’s official Twitter channel, the tweet does not appear.

Claims Thika Road was blocked because of Azimio demos false

The Star Fact Checker has debunked the claims shared with the image and established that they are false.