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FACT-CHECK: Photo of DP William Ruto "Smoking" in a Political Rally is Manipulated

The Alleged Photo of DP Ruto 'Smoking' in a Political rally, Photo Credit: [Unknown Source]

As Opera News Hub has gain grip in the online news Industry being resourceful trusted, timely and credible news outlet. It is also outright to filter out the fake news that are likely to spark an emotional debate in the country.

Opera is also alive to the fact that election is nigh, and It would wish to remain adamant as far as conveying credible news to its users is concerned, Kenyans in that case.

Most of the time, fake news conflates three different notions: misinformation, disinformation, and Mal -information. Misinformation is false information, Disinformation is Information shared by a person without knowing that it is untrue. Malformation is intentionally sharing the false to harm an individual. After putting all of them together, we call it fake news. 

Did the deputy President William Ruto 'Smoke' in a Political rally?


On Monday, Oct 25, A photo of the deputy President William Ruto designed to be alleged 'smoking' in a public rally had spread over the internet.

In the photo, Ruto was seen taking a puff of the something having a resemblance of a cigarette or whatever.

However, after the photo was subjected into third parties responsible for photos analysis, It happened the photo was fake and old.

Original Photo of the DP William Ruto

Further, It is also established the Deputy President William Ruto the very day he took the photo was in a rally at western Kenya.

This Opera News Writer can now authoritatively say, the photo claiming DP Ruto 'smoked' in a political rally was manipulated and shared in bad faith, purposely to achieve a political score.

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Kenyans Opera News Hub William Ruto


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