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Circulating fake image of Entebbe International Airport rebranded

A photoshopped picture of Entebbe airport purportedly  rebranded to China Entebbe International Airport has been making rounds on social media. The claim comes after reports in some African news portals this week suggested that China takes over the Entebbe International Airport – Uganda’s only international airport over alleged default on a $200 million loan to […]

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Claim that Honorable Rebecca Kadaga is going to run for presidency.

There was a circulating post that Honorable Rebecca Kadaga is going to run for presidency yesterday. Honorable Rebecca Kadaga was questioned by news reporters if the rumors are true. The claims are all false,she is not planning for presidency at any moment.

Fake front cover purportedly issued by Bukedde newspaper

A front cover making rounds on social media with images of different personalities purportedly issued by Bukedde newspaper, is fake. The cover page in question bears images of several celebrities including Buganda King, Kabaka Mutebi, journalists Farida Nakazibwe, and Samson Kasumba, and comedian Amooti. Most of the images especially one of Kasumba are captioned with […]

False statements that CDF Mbadi stormed out of security meeting on bomb attacks

The claim that Chief of Defense Forces, Mbadi stormed out of security meeting on bomb attacks is false. The claim was made by Trumpet News a local website. However, the UPDF spokesperson in a tweet dismissed the claims.

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Circulating web page purporting National Water and Sewerage Corporation to giving gifts to its customers is fake.

There is a fake web that is claimed to be from National Water and Sewerage Corporation purporting to give gift vouchers to its customers. The corporation has however clarified that it is not running any web-based gift lottery and further warned the public about being cheated by fraudsters.  

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Circulating tweet purportedly from the Deputy Lord Mayor, Doreen Nyanjura is fake.

There is a fake tweet that was widely circulated through the various social media platforms regarding the recently concluded Makerere University Guild Elections.  According to the tweet, it is alleged that the Deputy Lord Mayor, Doreen Nyanjura urged the voters to either vote for Forum for Democratic Change-FDC’s Obeid Kamulegeya Yahaya or the National Resistance […]

Fake statements purportedly made by Dr Musenero

A viral screenshot with statements purportedly made by Science and Technology minister Dr Musenero is fake. The screenshot bears statements suggesting that Musenero told MPs probing her over Covid vaccines funds, that is she is only answerable to President Yoweri Museveni. This is however not true. The statements were fabricated and not uttered by Musenero. […]

No bomb blast at Akamweesi mall

Circulating reports that there was a bomb blast at Akamweesi mall in Kyebando, are false. The reports have making rounds on social media. However, according to police, there was no bomb blast at all at the said area. Police confirmed that despite having there been a bomb scare at the mall, the bomb squad responded […]

No bomb explosion in Kansanga

The claim that there was a bomb explosion in Kansanga is not true. In a tweet, @1boreen_ye claimed that another explosion had happened in Kansanga. However, such an incident has not been confirmed by any police authorities. Furthermore, while commenting on the tweet, NBS Television, Journalist Canary Mugume confirmed he had asked police in the […]

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Circulating video purportedly from the twin explosions in Uganda’s capital, Kampala

A video showing victims purportedly from the suicide bombing explosion in Uganda’s capital, Kampala has been making rounds on different social media platforms. The two explosions hit Kampala on Tuesday 16th November,2021. One of the bombings happened at Jubilee Insurance House along Parliament Avenue and Central Police Station(CPS) in Kampala. In the video is a […]