25th April: Africa Fact Check Round-Up

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

 

Claim: Ukraine’s missile factory has been attacked by Russia

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Pesa Check

 

Claim: Parliamentary aspirant Omar Shallo, has been disqualified from participating in the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party primaries

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Pesa Check

 

Claim: A Facebook post claim to show an anti-missile weapon that Ukraine recently received as foreign assistance

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Pesa Check

 

Claim: Ethiopian Military base attacked at Bardale town, Somalia

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Pesa Check

 

Claim: Image shows African migrants that drowned after their boat sank off Tunisia

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Pesa Check

 

Claim: Politician Eskinder Nega was shot dead in public

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Pesa Check

 

Claim: Ethiopian military vehicle destroyed by Al Shabaab at Dinsor town, Somalia, in 2022

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Pesa Check

 

Claim: Ethiopian singer Tariku Gankisi was arrested

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Pesa Check

 

Claim: Rubis Energy Kenya has appointed a new chief executive after the previous director’s deportation

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Africa Check

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