AFRICA

Alleged tweet by Nigerian opposition party vowing not to steal again is a hoax

Published on 09/02/2021 at 17:40


Bus crash pictured in online posts happened in 2019 – not 2021 – and claimed two lives

Published on 05/02/2021 at 14:49


Facebook posts falsely claim to show suicide of Cameroonian man in Sydney

Published on 04/02/2021 at 15:05


Social media posts trumpeting “made in Nigeria” helicopters show aircraft manufactured in Belgium

Published on 04/02/2021 at 14:41


A new variant of the coronavirus caused South Africa’s second Covid-19 wave, not face masks

Published on 04/02/2021 at 12:04


The majority of these photos were not taken in Egypt

Published on 03/02/2021 at 09:36


Hoax posts falsely claim Ethiopian prime minister is either critically ill or dead

Published on 02/02/2021 at 16:57


Video purporting to show violence in Orlu is old and unrelated to recent events

Published on 02/02/2021 at 12:05


Pfizer’s CEO said he will get Covid-19 jab – when it’s his rightful turn

Published on 29/01/2021 at 14:49


False claims circulate online following unrest in Nigeria's southeast

Published on 29/01/2021 at 14:16


The US National Institutes of Health did not recommend ivermectin to treat Covid-19 patients

Published on 28/01/2021 at 10:22


Debunked claim of children dying in Guinea from Covid-19 vaccine resurfaces

Updated on 27/04/2021 at 16:45


Fraudulent Facebook posts claim the World Bank is giving loans to small businesses in Africa

Updated on 27/04/2021 at 16:46


Old hoax about forced polygamy in Eritrea resurfaces online

Updated on 28/01/2021 at 17:08


False claim circulates in South Africa linking AstraZeneca vaccine to China

Published on 26/01/2021 at 15:31