AFRICA

US vice president and Tanzanian president did not tweet congratulations to Kenyan politician

Published on 19/05/2022 at 09:59

After Kenyan presidential hopeful Raila Odinga picked former justice minister Martha Karua as his running mate, online posts appeared claiming that US Vice President Kamala Harris and Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu congratulated her on Twitter. But the claims are false; the purported tweets sharing congratulations were fabricated, and neither Harris nor Suluhu have commented on Karua’s candidacy for deputy president.