Non-existent tweet attributed to AIGP Kasingye by NewVision regarding arrest of three terrorists

A tweet attributed to AIGP Asan Kasingye by New Vision, regarding arrest of three suspected terrorists in Kyotera, doesn’t exist. In an article by the publication, it quoted statements purportedly issued in a tweet by Kasingye, regarding the arrests. However, we went through Kasingye’s Timeline and didn’t find the said tweet anywhere. Furthermore, the AIGP […]

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Misleading information that NSSF is adjusting its system to defraud members.

There is misleading information regarding National Social Security  Fund(NSSF). The information is warning savers that in the due course of NSSF upgrading its system, the savers’ records have been messed up. NSSF, has however sent a communication through its social media platforms informing the public of the said update and  further explained that there is […]

False figures in relation to money for renovation of Namboole stadium

The claim that Mandela National Stadium (Namboole) will be renovated at US$200 million is false. The claim was made by Nelson Lufafa who through his tweet stated that government provided $200 million to renovate the 40,000 seater stadium. This is however not true. Government reimbursed $18.7 million (approx.Shs67 billion) for renovation of the stadium. The […]

Misleading article regarding UMEME’s annual revenues

The article circulating online suggesting that UMEME earns a staggering Shs6.2 trillion in annual revenues is misleading. According to an article by Chimpreports, UMEME earns Shs518 billion per month translating into Shs6.2 trillion annual turnover. However, according to UMEME’s spokesperson Peter Kaujju, the figures stated in the article are inaccurate and misleading. UMEME’s interim financial […]

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Circulating rumour that former Makindye West MP, Hon Hussein Kyanjo is dead is fake.

There is a rumour that has been making rounds on social media platforms alleging that former Makindye West Member of Parliament, Hon. Hussein Kyanja has passed away. However, according Justice Forum(JEEMA) Spokesperson Sentongo. A. Kyamundu, Hon. Hussein Kyanja is still alive and is currently in India receiving treatment.

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COVID19 vaccination is still free at different health centers

The Ministry of Health has dismissed a claim that every Ugandan is now required to pay before being vaccinated. While launching the mass vaccination campaign in Karamoja, Dr. Diana Atwine, the permanent secretary Ministry of Health said that, COVID19 vaccination is still free. She further said that, they have received complaints from different people about […]

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Claim that Entebbe airport has rebranded to HUEN airport

A claim that Entebbe international airport was sold off has resurfaced on social media. According to different posters on twitter, it’s alleged that the airport is now called HUEN, hence belonging to the Chinese. However, the claim is false. HUEN is a code assigned by the International Civil Aviation Organisation(ICAO), an arm of the United […]

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Claim that Whatsapp is add another tick to check on cyber threats.

There has been a circulation of a post all over social media claiming that Whatsapp is adding another tick to the double on 27 December,2021. This was posted after the cyber attacks Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp earlier in the November 2021. Upon further research, the post was fake as well as the claim.

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Rumour that former Jinja RDC, Eric Sakwa Samuel attempted to commit suicide.

In the past few days, there is a rumour that went viral regarding former Jinja Resident District Commissioner, Eric Sakwa Samuel’s attempting to commit suicide. He has however trashed the rumour adding that the people peddling this baseless rumour are his enemies.

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There’s no proposed visit by Gen. Salim Saleh to Rwanda

While scrolling through twitter, i came a cross a tweet by Canary Mugume, Journalist with NBS television with breaking news. Mugume tweeted saying, “#Breaking: Gen. Salim Saleh, the president’s brother is expected in Kigali tomorrow to meet Pres. Paul kagame deep throat sources inside statehouse-Kigali have said.” He further says that Saleh will be in  […]