Kenya’s freshly elected representatives are full of plans and promises. Nairobi governor Mike Sonko pledged to improve health standards, saying mothers and newborns have a higher chance of dying in childbirth in his county than a far flung rural one.
Despite being much-anticipated, Kenya’s presidential frontrunners kept the country guessing whether they would pitch for a debate broadcast live . We examined 3 claims by the main candidate who did.
In Kenya, six running-mates to presidential candidates were expected for a live debate at Nairobi’s Catholic University on 17 July. Only one took to the podium. Did Muthiora Eliud Kariara have his facts right? We checked.
Kenya’s chief opposition coalition the National Super Alliance (Nasa) has released its manifesto, where it makes a number of claims. We zeroed in on five.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is up for re-election in next month’s poll. Do some of the claims made in his party’s new manifesto add up?
Children as young as 2 in Kenya are having marijuana blown into their faces and ears as a supposed cure for measles. Does it work? Africa Check cleared the smoke.
Raila Odinga, Kenya’s main opposition candidate, claimed that foreign maize farmers are benefiting at the expense of Kenyan growers following a food crisis. We weighed up the evidence.
Unemployment remains a challenge to most African governments. Kenya’s no less, but debating solutions should rest on accurate information.
William Ruto is keen to highlight the ruling party’s record as polls near. Do his claims add up? We checked
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, while describing his government as a responsible borrower, said that any debt the country incurred had not been used to pay bills but to develop Kenya. Does the data bear him out?