21st March: Africa Fact Check Round-Up

Here is today’s roundup of fact-checks across Africa:

 

Claim: An image circulating on Facebook claims to show a fire outbreak in Gumayde, the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ region (SNNPR) of Ethiopia

Verdict:  FALSE

Source: Pesa Check

 

Claim: A Twitter post claims to show a man-made humanitarian crisis and famine situation in the Oromia region of Ethiopia

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Pesa Check

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