An image of what appears to be the front page of Kenya’s Standard newspaper from 10 October 2020 has been widely shared across Facebook.
The headline reads: “Ruto: I don’t need Uhuru in 2022.”
Text below the headline reads: “In an unexpected escalation of defiance against his boss, DP Ruto now says he doesn’t need President Kenyatta’s support in the 2022 presidental duel.”
‘Avoid fake news’ says newspaper
The real front page of the 10 October edition of the newspaper is completely different.
The actual headline reads: “Raila allies push to impeach Ruto.” The paper also shows a different photo of Ruto.
It asked its readers to “avoid fake news” and instead buy a copy of the newspaper. – Dancan Bwire
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