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FAKE NEWS: DP Ruto now acquires a pyramid in Egypt?

1. The article below purports that the government has blocked the investigations into the sugar saga due to the alleged involvement of President Kenyatta’s brother. Credible sources indicate the investigations are ongoing, therefore the claim is baseless.

  1. There are fake sites advertising fake job opportunities. Janta Kenya posted on its social media platforms warning the public to be wary of fake job adverts bearing its name.

  1. President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto captured, according to one blog, exchanging bitter words over a looming Cabinet reshuffle. Well, this article has no sources to back the claims.
  1. Has Deputy President William Ruto acquired one of the Egypt’s pyramids? This is far from the truth. The story is not factual.

  1. ‘Cabinet secretaries to be sacked!!!’ An article purports it has a list of the CSs to be sacked. But reading through the article, no names are listed.

  1. A video clip alleges Central Kenya MPs have dumped DP William Ruto and will not support him in the 2022 elections. However, the clip contains no such information. It is simply hot air.


  1. Is William Ruto in a panic mode? Bloggers claim the heroic welcome Baringo Senator Gideon Moi received in Kisumu is the cause of the panic. But the details of video clip do not match the claims.

  1. University of Embu has put the public on notice over a fake Facebook account claiming to be that of the university’s vice chancellor Daniel Mugendi Njiru. The account was created by fraudsters with intentions to deceive unsuspecting Kenyans.

  1. Is there a go slow at the Judiciary? A letter claiming to be from the institution calling for a go-slow was seen online. The Judiciary discredited the letter saying it is a fake and did not emanate from the institution. Through their official Twitter handle, the institution noted there was no planned go-slow for judges and magistrates.

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