Fact Checker

Digital card claiming Joho condemned Azimio demos fake

Section of Kenyans have been sharing the fake digital card bearing the trademarks of Nation Media Group.

Kalonzo denies pulling out of Azimio's Monday demo

Kalonzo maintained that the protests will be peaceful and urged Kenyans to join them.

Gazette notice declaring Monday public holiday fake

The holiday declared on Tuesday by Raila remains unlawful.

FAKE: Charlene Ruto didn't donate 'old' underwears

"Towards the end of last year, we met the team from Be Girl Org."

FAKE: Video of students being bullied not from Kenya

In the video, two school-going boys are tied together with their ties and told to slap each other

MISINFORMATION: Vasectomy is not only for dogs

Men undergo the procedure as family planning method.

FAKE: Not only Kenya Kwanza supporters will receive Hustler Fund

The truth is, every Kenyan is eligible for the loan

FALSE: Hustler Fund will not be used to identify tax evaders

"PIN yako, siri yako." (Your pin, your secret)

MISINFORMATION: #COP27 held in Egypt wasn't the first in Africa

In 2006, Kenya managed to host the #COP12

Fake: Facebook page doesn't belong to Elgeyo Marakwet governor

The name of the governor is spelled as ‘Wisley’ and not ‘Wesley’

Fake: Police Spokesperson Resila Atieno is not on Facebook

The Facebook account we are fact-checking is among the Facebook accounts flagged as fake by NPS

Misleading: IEBC Commissioner Irene Masit has not resigned

Sections of people on social media were said Masit has resigned after two IEBC commissioners resigned

False: Ruto hasn't traveled out of country more than 15 times

Miguna posted a tweet purporting that Ruto has been out of the country 15 times

FAKE: DEFCO under KDF not hiring staff for canteen services

The fake letter was circulating on social media with in-depth details of the process of the qualifications

Fake: Ministry of Defence not offering tenders

The fake letter was circulating on social media with in-depth details of the process of the tenders

MISLEADING: Hiring advert not from Kenya Airways

The fake post has spelling and grammar mistakes

FALSE: One will not go to Kamiti for defaulting Hustler Fund

The Hustler Fund was launched on November 30, 2022 by President William Ruto