AFRICA

The photos were taken in 2019 and are unrelated to the 2021 kidnapping of Nigerian students

Published on 15/06/2021 at 15:56


Posts falsely claim Ethiopian prime minister was killed by a sniper’s bullet

Published on 15/06/2021 at 15:37


Photo of a rod hanging from a bridge was taken in Scotland, not South Africa

Published on 14/06/2021 at 14:28


This picture of a UN peacekeeper was staged for a South African newspaper’s ad campaign

Published on 14/06/2021 at 12:50


Watch out for South Africa Post Office jobs on Facebook – they’re a scam

Published on 11/06/2021 at 18:09


Fabricated statement falsely claims Japan will support Ethiopia over US visa restrictions

Published on 11/06/2021 at 11:08


Image shows supporters in Nairobi welcoming back Kenya opposition leader in 2017

Published on 10/06/2021 at 16:45


Fabricated tweet falsely claims Facebook founder had dig at Nigerian leader’s health

Published on 10/06/2021 at 11:54


South Africa's power utility Eskom has not advertised jobs on Facebook

Published on 10/06/2021 at 11:36


This video does not show a volcanic eruption in Lake Kivu – it was filmed in Nigeria and experts point to an underwater pipeline fire

Published on 09/06/2021 at 17:12


Nigeria’s ex-aviation minister falsely links graphic image to unrest in Oyo state

Published on 09/06/2021 at 15:23


Photo shows protest over removal of Nigerian fuel subsidy in 2012, not jubilation over Twitter ban

Published on 08/06/2021 at 16:36


This video shows a volcanic eruption in Iceland and not the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Published on 07/06/2021 at 15:45


Video clip shows Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique in 2019

Published on 04/06/2021 at 10:41


This is a computer-generated image of the Statue of Liberty, not a real one made from rubble in Syria

Published on 03/06/2021 at 11:43