At least, that’s according to what seems to be a screenshot of a Facebook post by the newspaper, itself posted on Facebook.
The archbishop of Kampala was found dead in his room on 3 April 2021, Uganda media outlets reported.
Although local media reported that postmortem results showed he died from a heart disease, there has been speculation on the real cause of his death. Some social media users say they suspect there may be a political hand in it.
But did the Daily Monitor report that the Vatican had challenged the postmortem results, and wanted a review? We checked.
No such reports
Africa Check also looked through Daily Monitor’s Facebook posts since the archbishop’s death but found no evidence of such a post.
The newspaper has termed the screenshot “fake news” and asked the public to disregard it.
“Please disregard this and treat it with the contempt it deserves,” it posted.
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