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Dancan Bwire

Dancan Bwire

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Beware of fake Facebook pages ‘Equity Loans’ and ‘Fairkash Loan’ run by the same person and impersonating multiple digital lenders

The Facebook pages Equity Loans and Fairkash Loan are advertising loan offers to Kenyans on Facebook. The pages use the logos and names of reputable financial institutions operating in Kenya to advertise the loans. Logos appearing on the pages include those of Kenya’s Equity Bank Limit...

No, popular Kenyan actor Lucy Maina not running promotions and offering cash rewards on Facebook. ‘Becky Gift’ account run by imposters

The Facebook account Becky Gift would have you believe it belongs to Kenyan actor Lucy Maina. She plays the lead character in the TV drama series Becky on Kenya’s Citizen TV. The account uses photos of Maina and other actors from the series to run promotions across public Facebook groups. Th...

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