AFRICA

Facebook post falsely claims that South African law allows citizens to arrest drug dealers

Published on 18/02/2022 at 17:32


BBC documentary shared on Facebook shows plight of Ethiopian migrants in a Saudi prison, but does not feature Jawar Mohammed

Published on 18/02/2022 at 13:25


Infographic wrongly shows Odinga beaten in four Western Kenya counties in 2013

Published on 17/02/2022 at 17:26


Photo shows child rescued in Syria after 2018 air strike — not 'Moroccan boy trapped in well'

Updated on 17/02/2022 at 10:33


Old TV interview with Kenyan deputy president about land rights shared out of context

Updated on 16/02/2022 at 17:27


Footage of a woman being defiled was a staged act from 2013 by an artist in Brazil, unrelated to Mali

Updated on 15/02/2022 at 16:35


Multiple false adverts for South African army training and jobs shared on social media

Published on 15/02/2022 at 16:00


Newly discovered 'highly infectious' HIV variant was detected in the Netherlands, not South Africa

Published on 11/02/2022 at 17:09


US, Canada and Australia are not offering ‘free’ asylum visas to Ethiopians fleeing Tigray conflict

Published on 11/02/2022 at 15:16


Viral photos show followers of religious group in Congo jumping, not flying

Published on 11/02/2022 at 14:13


This image shows Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands resort, not a hotel in Kenya

Published on 10/02/2022 at 16:10


False posts misrepresent photo of injured child as 'Moroccan boy trapped in well'

Updated on 10/02/2022 at 11:58


This front page of The Guardian circulating in Kenya has been digitally altered

Updated on 03/02/2022 at 17:43


Newspaper doctored to implicate Kenya’s deputy president in Mutula Kilonzo's death

Updated on 03/02/2022 at 17:44


Image has been altered to show Nigerian singing duo in Biafra apparel

Published on 03/02/2022 at 14:24