The quote, under a photo of Magoha, reads: “Schools to reopen on Monday August 22, 2022, Education CS George Magoha announces.”
Schools are often used as voting and tallying centres, with 23,000 used during the recent election. The safety of students during voting is also a consideration.
Magoha on 10 August said schools would reopen on 15 August, saying votes were still being tallied.
On 13 August the minister again pushed back the reopening date, to 18 August.
But did NTV report this?
Ignore ‘fake’ graphic
NTV Kenya, through its official Twitter account, dismissed the graphic.
“FAKE NEWS ALERT: The image circulating online, of an alleged Breaking News update on school reopening, purportedly from NTV, is not from us. Stand advised,” the station tweeted.
Kenya’s education ministry also announced the reports were false, on Facebook.
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