“#DevelopingStory,” begins a message posted on Facebook in Kenya on 10 April 2021. “Edwin Sifuna sacked as ODM PARTY Secretary General.”
‘At least they haven’t announced my death’
When top party officials are fired, it makes big news in Kenya. But Africa Check could find no reports of Sifuna’s dismissal.
On the day the message appeared, Sifuna posted on Facebook: “This exact time last year you social media know-it-alls claimed I was in quarantine with Corona... Leo "mmenifuta" next year si mtaniua ”. The Kiswahili translates as: “Today you have ‘fired me’, what will you do next year, kill me?”
On Twitter, he responded to a question about the rumour of his sacking with: “At least they haven't announced my death.”
Atleast they haven't announced my death 😂😂😂 https://t.co/21F1ZHEFrq— Edwin Sifuna (@edwinsifuna) April 10, 2021
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