AFRICA

Doctored TV report does not depict recent electoral violence in Nigerian state

Updated on 14/10/2020 at 11:14


This shows a protest in South Africa, not supporters of a Kenyan MP

Published on 13/10/2020 at 15:00


This photo of rivers that 'never mix' was taken in Georgia, not in DR Congo

Published on 12/10/2020 at 16:38


Doctored photo telling Africans to avoid Covid-19 vaccine circulates online

Updated on 12/10/2020 at 16:44


Rwandan government rejects old claim that French no longer an official language

Published on 12/10/2020 at 15:29


Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala has not been named head of the World Trade Organization (but she is a final contender)

Updated on 17/02/2021 at 16:53


False quotes claim Boris Johnson and Mike Pompeo express support for Nigerian separatists

Updated on 09/10/2020 at 17:04


This military vehicle was captured by jihadists in Burkina Faso, not Nigeria

Published on 09/10/2020 at 15:33


There is no evidence to show it rained blood in Nigeria

Published on 09/10/2020 at 10:11


QAnon sows panic with false child trafficking claims, experts warn

Published on 08/10/2020 at 17:41


Manipulated image claims CNN reported imminent end to Ugandan leader’s long rule

Published on 08/10/2020 at 14:05


Nigeria not donating $600m to Biden’s campaign over false Trump links to separatist group

Published on 08/10/2020 at 11:36


Facebook rumour falsely claims Rwanda has appointed a 19-year-old minister

Published on 07/10/2020 at 16:52


Assault of man accused of attempted kidnapping took place in different South African city in 2019

Updated on 06/10/2020 at 16:24


Misleading claim circulates online that Facebook posts show Gambian citizens supporting Myanmar’s ruling party ahead of 2020 election

Published on 05/10/2020 at 11:43