AFRICA

Misleading claims resurface online about hydroxychloroquine's efficacy against COVID-19

Published on 20/08/2020 at 14:41


Repeated claims that Nigeria's president is dead promoted by supporters of separatist group

Published on 14/08/2020 at 11:24


This video shows an animal rights activist with cheetahs in South Africa in 2019

Published on 14/08/2020 at 09:57


Gas cylinders don’t have expiry dates printed on them

Published on 12/08/2020 at 16:38


There is no public evidence that Mel Gibson accused Hollywood of child sacrifices and paedophilia

Published on 12/08/2020 at 15:24


This photo of pyramids in Egypt has been doctored to include the Lebanese flag

Published on 11/08/2020 at 10:05


Video in misleading post predates France's ban on prescribing chloroquine for COVID-19

Updated on 06/08/2020 at 12:43


This image from World War 2 shows an American soldier guarding a group of Nazi prisoners

Published on 05/08/2020 at 14:44


Experts say corpses infected with COVID-19 do not get more infectious over time

Published on 30/07/2020 at 17:29


Racist rant attributed to Trump is a recycled claim also tied to other leaders in the past

Published on 29/07/2020 at 12:47


False claims circulate that global COVID-19 fatalities have surpassed 1.6 million

Updated on 02/09/2020 at 16:30


WHO dismisses fake COVID-19 job ads, warns of similar scams

Updated on 02/09/2020 at 16:31


Viral video does not show mourners breaking COVID-19 rules at Mandela family funeral

Updated on 02/09/2020 at 16:31


Suspected COVID-19 sufferers in South Africa can be forced into quarantine under certain circumstances

Updated on 02/09/2020 at 16:35


Images claiming to show recent snowfall in Kenya are old and actually depict hail

Updated on 24/07/2020 at 11:31