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Claim that Tumuhimbise Deus-firebase is missing

A facebook post claiming that Deus was last seen during late Frank Senteza’s burial who was knocked dead by a military truck. According to the Uganda police Force,it is not true that Deus is missing. Police says that Deus was arrested on 7th January 2021 on allegations of issuing counterfeit notes of 5100 USD to […]

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Facebook claim that schools are set re-open on 31st march and 6th April 2021

Claim by Newsroom Uganda. The post claims that schools are set to re-open on 31st March and 6th April 2021. According to Mr.Alex Kakooza, Ministry of Education permanent secretary, President Museveni will give his final say on re-opening of schools tomorrow, 3rd February ,2021.

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Facebook Claim

Facebook Parody Account selling Uganda Baati’s products and services without authorisation.

In their official post on their Official Facebook Page, Uganda Baati Limited urged the general public to help them report the fake page immediately and put and end to this fraud.

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Twitter

Fake tweet claiming that NBS’ Mildred Tuhaise will sue “Bobi Wine” following his protest letter to NBS television.

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Facebook claim that Kin kariisa has responded to Kyagulanyi and his supporters calling them hooligans

Facebook claim by Breaking News Uganda. The poster claims that Kin Kariisa, the Chief Exective Officer NBS Television has come out and responded to Robert Kyagulanyi calling him and his supporters hooligans. This claim comes after Robert Kyagulanyi alleged that NBS Television sided with the NRM party during the previously concluded 2021 elections through displaying […]

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Facebook Claim

Photo portraying election violence in Tororo in the just concluded 2021 presidential elections is fake, taken in 2016 in Ggaba.

The picture was used by VOA news on February 18, 2016.

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Facebook Claim

Fake post doctored to the Uganda Police Facebook account, claiming that Police will arrest those who have televisions but failing to watch NBS Television.

This comes after the National Unity Platform (NUP) President, Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu wrote a protest letter to NBS television following the 2021 presidential election results claiming that “NBS was at hand to assist the dictatorship in committing the most vile crime against the people of Uganda.”

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Facebook Claim

False facebook claim that Kyagulanyi wants every MP to pay UGX100 million to him

Facebook claim by Kwesiga Bamwanga Med The poster claims that former presidential aspirant Robert Kyagulanyi wants every member of parliament to pay one hundred million shillings off their vehicle fund to him. The claim comes after the speaker of parliament Hon.Rebecca Kadaga said that each Member of parliament will get three hundred million shillings to […]

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Twitter

Fake twitter account belonging to Butabika hospital

Fake tweeter account and tweet in the names of Butabika hospital announcing the loss of Sheilla Gashumba. This is not the official twitter page of Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital. The information shared on the page is also false.        

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Facebook claim that Eddie Mutwe’s sister has died

A claim by Nicholas K a facebook user. The post claims that Eddie Mutwe’s sister has died while giving birth. However, this is false.The image used is also misleading. This is an image of a patient in one  of the hospitals in Nigeria.