“Uganda will start the production of Coronavirus vaccine in two weeks,” reads the headline of an article on the Kenyan site Breaking News.
Did the speaker of Uganda’s parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, claim that treatment for Covid-19 had been developed in the US and the African country would start producing the vaccine? She did, claiming that an academic had donated a patent to Uganda. Turns out it is just a disinfectant.
Did the chair of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, say you need to look no further than corruption to find the cause of the new coronavirus? Despite official protestations to the contrary, there is video evidence of this.
And he has previous, having also blamed corruption for cancer. Read our check here.
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