Fabricated screenshots of news broadcasts used to spread false claims about Ugandan presidential inauguration

Published on 05/05/2021 at 11:32

Facebook posts shared multiple times with purported screenshots from major news networks have claimed that Uganda’s opposition leader Bobi Wine will be sworn in as president ahead of his rival Yoweri Museveni. The claim is false; the screenshots are fabricated and have been passed off as genuine news items. Wine also dismissed the claims.