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Fake tweet with a claim that President Museveni has ordered for finalist students with retakes to be forgiven

A fake tweet is making rounds on social media claiming that President Museveni has ordered that finalist students with retakes be forgiven. The fake tweet purportedly posted by NBS TV claims that the president based his decision on long lockdown. However, this tweet is fake and misleading as NBS has come out on their social […]

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Misleading facebook image showing a Ugandan helicopter that crashed with four soldiers on a mission to support AMISON Troops

Facebook claim by Jobest MEDIA. It seeks to show an image of a Ugandan helicopter that crashed with four soldiers on a mission to support AMISON Troops. The image is misleading. Through reverse image search, this is an image of the Kenyan DHC-8 on ops for UN that crashed and burned landing at Beledweyne Airfield, […]

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Social media posts showing fake statistics of Ugandan legislators per region.

Uganda Radio Network (URN)’s fact check shows that Eastern Uganda which comprised of sub-regions categorized as Elgon, Kiira, and Eastern (Teso), has a total of 144 Members of Parliament. These represent a total of 101 constituencies, 40 districts and three special interest group representatives; one for the youth, the elderly and the other representing persons […]

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Misleading image claiming to show a Ugandan military chopper used by the Amison troops in somalia that crashed soon shortly after taking off

Misleading facebook image by Ramecks Kasseb. The poster claims the accident in the image took place in Balidogole in the lower Shabelle region of Somalia. However,through reverse image search the image was taken in August 2012 after a helicopter crash on mount Kenya. In the image is the captain of a Somalia-bound Ugandan attack helicopter […]

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Facebook claim that Joe Biden said he can’t help Kyagulanyi and his camp overthrow President Museveni

Facebook claim by Newsroom Uganda. The poster claims that Joe Biden replied to Kyagulanyi of NUP and his camp saying he is the President of America, not the whole world. This as reply to a request by Robert Kyagulanyi to the president of America to help them overthrow President Museveni. The claim is false.

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Claim that google is going to close it’s business in uganda

Claim by Ugandan Liberator Sankara. He claims that when google closes it’s business in Uganda,Uganda will join  the ten countries in Africa without google.  

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False facebook claim that President Museveni has ben arrested

Facebook claim by Luka Emma Divoff. The poster claims that President Museveni arrested. The claim is false

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False facebook post that Bobi Wine is ready for dialogue with President Museveni

Facebook claim by Newsroom Uganda. It claims that Kyagulanyi says he is ready  for talks with President Museveni. However that he has put conditions for dialogue before meeting him. The claim is false.

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Claim that Bobiwine in bitter split with wife over tribal politics

Facebook claim by Benny Ajuna BK. The poster claims that the failure of Bobiwine to drop the mission  for war in Uganda but due to pressure from his funders has led Kyagulanyi insists on going on with the mission. However, the claim is false.

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Fake letter making rounds on social media dated February 05, 2021 saying that National Unity Platform (NUP) has written a Post-Election concession letter.

In his tweet, Joel Ssenyonyi said that, “the regime knowing it robbed Ugandans of their victory has hacked into NUP page and posted this fake concession letter.”