IN SHORT: Kenya’s new president William Ruto presented himself as a prayerful man during his campaign. But the large yellow cross has been photoshopped onto an image of State House.
“A yellow cross erected at the top of the State House where the UDA Flag is flying. Kenya ni nchi ya Mungu ,sio bangi na reggae,” one user captioned it.
The Kiswahili translates as: “Kenya is God's country, not cannabis and reggae.” This is a reference to George Wajackoyah of the Roots Party, who campaigned for the presidency with the promise to legalise marijuana.
But has a cross been erected atop of State House? We checked.
The photo on Facebook has been altered to show a cross.
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