On 20 February 2022, Kenya’s opposition Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga held a rally at Tononoka grounds in the southeastern coastal city of Mombasa. He is running for president in the August general elections.
“Hapa Tononoka Mombasa. Wapwani twasema BABA tosha. Hatutaki wheelbarrow,” one caption reads in Kiswahili, on a Facebook group with more than 255,000 members.
This translates as: “This is Tononoka Mombasa. We, the coastal people, endorse Raila’s presidency. We do not want wheelbarrows.”
But does the photo show Odinga’s rally on 20 February?
Photo from Kenya’s previous election season
A reverse image search reveals that while the photo does show an Odinga rally at Tononoka grounds, it is five years old.
The photo does not show the February 2022 rally in Mombasa.
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