AFRICA

Ethiopian Facebook post falsely claims WHO chief barred from seeking fresh term

Updated on 25/08/2021 at 16:08


French football team PSG denies claim of record sales, says 800,000 shirts in 24 hours “unrealistic”

Published on 20/08/2021 at 21:48


Images of Turkish planes are old and do not show deportation of Ugandan activist from Turkey

Published on 20/08/2021 at 14:10


Images of children in conflict zones inadvertently linked to Taliban’s march into Kabul

Updated on 19/08/2021 at 16:02


Flag hoisted at Nigerian government agency belongs to Saudi Arabia, not Islamist group

Published on 19/08/2021 at 14:32


US doctor spreads false information about Covid-19 mRNA vaccines

Updated on 19/08/2021 at 16:50


This video shows a military simulation, not an attack on Nigerian troops

Updated on 13/08/2021 at 17:15


This image is old and does not show capture of Tigray rebels on Ethiopia-Sudan border

Published on 13/08/2021 at 14:16


After signing Lionel Messi, PSG gained some 3 million Instagram followers in a day, not 23 million

Published on 13/08/2021 at 12:24


Photo of Kenya’s president digitally altered to suggest he was seeking loans in UK

Published on 11/08/2021 at 16:37


Fabricated tweet on Kenya arrest mixes up Interpol police network with rock band by same name

Published on 11/08/2021 at 15:28


Popular Nigerian pastor falsely claims Covid-19 vaccines alter DNA

Published on 10/08/2021 at 17:41


Photo used to claim Tigray rebel rocket attack is old and unrelated to Ethiopia

Published on 10/08/2021 at 14:56


Old photo shows statue of South Africa’s president, not Kenya’s

Updated on 10/08/2021 at 15:30


Falsified tweets in Zambian opposition leader’s name shared ahead of elections

Published on 06/08/2021 at 13:58