The video has President Kenyatta’s remarks soon after the Supreme Court of Kenya nullified his 2017 election. A Facebook post with a TikTok video purportedly showing President Uhuru Kenyatta speaking for the first time since William Ruto was declared president-elect...
A TikTok video posted on Facebook in August 2022 claims that Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has called out leaders who want to get into power by any means possible, including unconstitutionally. In the video, Uhuru says mainly in Kiswahili: “Umesema...
The video is from May 2014 when Uhuru Kenyatta visited the Deputy President’s office. A video submitted for fact-checking via PesaCheck’s WhatsApp Tipline and claiming to show President Uhuru Kenyatta visiting Deputy President William Ruto’s office to wish him the...
Prof. PLO Lumumba has denounced the quote.A quote attributed to Professor PLO Lumumba purportedly about Deputy President William Ruto submitted for fact-checking via PesaCheck’s WhatsApp Tipline is FAKE.“William Ruto suffers from Jehovah complex. He loves to be worshipped. He...
In the Nairobi Gubernatorial Debate held on July 12, 2022, Senator Johnson Sakaja claimed to be the senator with the most number of bills and motions in the Senate. Piga Firimbi looked into this claim. “I have brought more bills,...
As a general election in Kenya nears, TikTok is becoming a go-to source of information on politics. New research shows that a lack of effective content moderation by the platform is allowing millions of users in the region to...
Ahead of the Kenyan general election on 9 August 2022, a screenshot of what looked like a Facebook post by Kenyan television station NTV Kenya was posted online.  The post claimed politician Nelson Koech, who represented Belgut constituency in the...
The judiciary has distanced itself from an order making the rounds on social media; Ntutu took his oath of office on 25 August 2022. A purported High Court order shared on Facebook claiming that the swearing-in of Patrick ole Ntutu...
An image of what appears to be the cover of the US news weekly Time has been shared online in Kenya, with the headline “The Man Who Will Never Be President”.  The cover shows a photo of Kenya politician Raila...
The former prime minister was in Nairobi on the day the claim was posted and he even attended a church service. The tweet was shared on 28 August 2022 and does not provide further information. Mulago is in the north-central...
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