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Fake tweet claiming that Justice Byabakama had deleted the 2021 Presidential Election results from the Electoral Commission website again.

From a twitter account of @ChosenRex01, yesterday, it is claimed that Justice Byabakama, the Chairperson of Electoral Commission of Uganda had deleted the 2021 Presidential Election results from their official website again. However, this is not true as the Electoral Commission through its twitter account this morning urged the public to ignore the unfounded reports […]

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Fake news that Robert Kyagulanyi A.K.A Bobi Wine was seen at Kigali Airport, out of the country to meet his family in the US.

Fake news doctored to NBS TV claiming that President Museveni has declared a total Lockdown slated to start on February 14, 2021

Such Fake posts are as a result of photo editing software like Photoshop. If one takes a keen look at the post, they will realize that the font size of the headline used in that photo is not the usual NBS TV font size.

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Misleading image of a road attributed to President Museveni’s developments in Uganda

Image posted by Newsroom Uganda. The poster claims that the road in the image is in Kiboga district, Uganda. He further praises president Museveni for the development. Through reverse image search, this is an image of the San Boldo mountain pass located at the Southern region of the Italian Alps.    

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Claim that former presidential aspirant John Katumba promised to be given a big role is Museveni’s government

Facebook claim by Newsroom Uganda. The poster claims that  former presidential aspirant John Katumba has been promised a big role in Museveni’s government. That he could apparently be vice president. This comes after John Katumba met with Mike Mukula, the National vice chairman NRM Eastern, earlier yesterday. However, the claim is false.    

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False claim that Justice Simon Byabakama has resigned as the Electoral commission chairperson

Facebook claim by Newsroom Uganda. It claims that Justice Simon Byabakama has resigned as EC chairperson , hajjati Aisha Lubega will be acting  Electoral commission chairman. According to the Electoral commission, the claim is false. Justice Simon Byabakama is off for a leave.

False claim that president Museveni held a meeting with CJ Owiny Dollo and Justice Byabakama at State House

A Facebook claim that president Museveni held a secret meeting with Chief Justice Owiny Dollo and Electoral Commission Chairperson Simon Byabakama at State House, Nakasero is false. A Facebook page in the names of Fred Kajjubi Lumbuye, on 8th February 2021, posted on Facebook; ”BREAKING NEWS MUSEVENI IS HOLDING A MEETING WITH OWINY DOLLO AND […]

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Misleading image claiming that Asian Tycoon cries tears in statehouse, Uganda after they swindled 1.2million dollars from him

Facebook post by Top secrets leaked. The poster claims this is an image of an Indian tycoon crying  to statehouse and Salim Saleh after they swindled  1.2 million dollars from him. However, this is an image of an Indian politician Neetu Shutteran Wala taken in 2019. The politician cried after getting five votes despite having […]

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Baseless claims that Judge Micheal Chibita is working for the state

Several claims linking Judge Michael Chibita to working with the state are circulating across social media. Micheal Chibita is one of the nine-judges panel appointed to hear Robert Kyagulanyi’s petition challenging president Museveni’s presidential win. Several claims on social media allege that the judge has been working with the state and are therefore calling for […]

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False facebook claim that Bobi wine has given president Museveni three weeks to leave power

Facebook post by Newsroom Uganda. It claims that Bobi wine said that he has given President Museveni three weeks to leave power for him. The post is misleading.