AFRICA

False coup claims circulate online after Somalia election

Published on 19/05/2022 at 15:01


US vice president and Tanzanian president did not tweet congratulations to Kenyan politician

Updated on 20/05/2022 at 09:10


Fabricated campaign posters for Dutch CEO born in Nigeria circulate online ahead of 2023 elections

Published on 18/05/2022 at 16:46


Images show illicit condom workshops in China and Vietnam, not recycled contraceptives in Kenya

Published on 16/05/2022 at 14:54


Old photos from Lagos reused in false claims about cattle killers being arrested in Abia state

Updated on 12/05/2022 at 13:03


Zimbabwean leader did not call country’s Ndebele diaspora 'wanted criminals', article fabricated

Updated on 10/05/2022 at 14:06


Confusion over Nigeria’s unemployment rate stirs online debate

Published on 06/05/2022 at 14:46


Claims South Africa’s transport minister said potholes create good drivers based on satirical article

Published on 05/05/2022 at 17:14


Seen a dramatic video of a plane crash? Here’s how to spot if it’s a flight simulation

Published on 05/05/2022 at 12:48


Image digitally altered to show Kenya’s deputy leader grinning during former president’s funeral

Published on 05/05/2022 at 09:37


Malawi did not add South Korean symbol to national flag

Updated on 04/05/2022 at 05:06


BBC did not name Ethiopia’s rebel commander the ‘African military leader of the year’

Published on 03/05/2022 at 14:35


Video shows a methane-powered bus that caught fire in Italy, not an electric bus in Kenya

Published on 29/04/2022 at 17:09


These statues are not of South Africa’s Winnie Mandela and Oliver Tambo

Published on 28/04/2022 at 12:07


These are old images from the US, not evidence of Kenya's UDA party rigging primaries

Published on 27/04/2022 at 16:11