“Speaking during the launch, the Vice Chancellor said that the course had already attracted tens of applicants and the University was aiming at exploiting local resources to make the course a success.”
We kept digging.
‘Viagra as low as $0.65’
On 19 December 2020 Machakos University posted a screenshot of the message on its official Facebook page, stamped “FAKE”.
“Be careful,” the university wrote.
The witchcraft course does not exist. But where did the claim come from?
The page’s website is given as habarimoto.co.ke. But if you click the link, it redirects to a completely different page – curativeaiddeal.com. This website advertises cut-price drugs. The current bestseller is “Viagra as low as $0.65”.
And “Real News Zambia” is also dodgy. It also describes itself as a “media/news company”, but has no links to any credible media organisation. The only contact information is a Gmail address, and the page is managed by two people in Zambia.
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