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02/11/2023

When the chairperson of the National Elections Commission (NEC) announced that the run-off elections would be held on November 14 rather than November 7, many observers said that the commission had made a mistake. The run-off is between incumbent President George Weah and his main challenger, Joseph...

02/11/2023

The Global News Network (GNN), amongst other things, claims that the October 10, 2023, elections in Liberia were marred by cheating and irregularities. In the story, the paper didn’t reference the particular incident of cheating but presented an allegation that seeks to undermine the credibility o...

02/11/2023
02/11/2023

Claim 1: UP Joseph Boakai releases a list of cabinet ministers, leaving out Nimba. Verdict: Misleading. The viral WhatsApp screenshot purporting to be a chat from both the UP and CDC chats was staged to disseminate disinformation. Full text: On October 18, 2023, a list leaked on Facebook suggesting....

24/10/2023

Claim: No Muslim Working in my government Verdict: Manipulated and Misleading, the Voice of America do not have an audio of Boakai on who will be appointed in his government nor the New Republic newspaper Monday edition is; "No Muslim working in my government." Full Text: A social media blog identif...

15/10/2023

This is commendable on the part of NEC Liberia The inclusion of a sound language interpreter.
lives matter

14/10/2023
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06/10/2023


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Do you know you can help us track claims by the presidential candidates during the debates? All you need to do is to use...
05/10/2023

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All you need to do is to use this hashtag

Let's tackle misinformation and disinformation in Liberia.
Together, we can!!

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03/10/2023


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03/10/2023


03/10/2023


The Grassroots Democratic Party presidential candidate said there is no diagnostic center in Liberia.   Campaigners agai...
03/10/2023

The Grassroots Democratic Party presidential candidate said there is no diagnostic center in Liberia.


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Joshua Turner again said this, see what we established.   Local Voices LiberiaThe Stage MediaCampaigners against misinfo...
03/10/2023

Joshua Turner again said this, see what we established.


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Three-time presidential candidate of the Movement for Progressive Change, Simeon Freeman, said this:   Local Voices Libe...
03/10/2023

Three-time presidential candidate of the Movement for Progressive Change, Simeon Freeman, said this:


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The Presidential Candidate of The New Liberia Party (NLP), Joshua Turner, made this claim. See what we established.   Lo...
03/10/2023

The Presidential Candidate of The New Liberia Party (NLP), Joshua Turner, made this claim. See what we established.


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The Independent Presidential Candidate, Bendu Kromah, made this claim.   The Stage Media Campaigners against misinfo & d...
03/10/2023

The Independent Presidential Candidate, Bendu Kromah, made this claim.


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We are currently fact-checking claims by Presidential candidates.Just use this hashtag to enable us to track the claims ...
03/10/2023

We are currently fact-checking claims by Presidential candidates.
Just use this hashtag to enable us to track the claims


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Do you know you can help us track claims by the presidential candidates during the debates? All you need to do is to use...
02/10/2023

Do you know you can help us track claims by the presidential candidates during the debates?
All you need to do is to use this hashtag

Let's tackle misinformation and disinformation in Liberia.
Together, we can!!

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26/09/2023

Do you know how many Polling places in the country? If not, see our chat.



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26/09/2023

See how Counties turned out to register in the 2017 and now 2023 elections



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26/09/2023

: A Facebook user, V William Tengbeh posted in the Costa Show on Wednesday, September 20, 2022, that police in Zwedrew, Grand Gedeh County have arrested a 36 year-old man in possession of 40 voter registration cards. Tengbeh claims that the man is a supporter of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).

So, we fact checked this and found out that the claim was correct but the man arrested denied being a member of the CDC.

Read more here

https://localvoicesliberia.com/correct-police-in-zwedrew-investigating-man-arrested-in-possession-of-several-voter-cards/



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26/09/2023

On Tuesday, Kanio Bai-Gbala, spokesperson of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), appeared on OK FM and made these claims: 1. Liberia, for the first time in history, commissioned two oxygen plants.“ (1:38:53 minutes) 2. "For the first time in history, the western region has a referral hospit...

26/09/2023

FrontPage Africa and other media outlets, including social media users across Liberia, have reported that former Vice President Joseph Boakai, during a campaign rally, warned that it would be “the end of Liberia’ should the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) rig the October 10 general ...

Taweh Johnson, Head of the Secretariat at the Liberia Fact-Checking Network, represented the Network at the Misinformati...
22/09/2023

Taweh Johnson, Head of the Secretariat at the Liberia Fact-Checking Network, represented the Network at the Misinformation Mitigation Symposium organized by the National Democratic Institute in partnership with iLab_Liberia and with support from the Canada’s International Development – Global Affairs Canada.

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18/09/2023


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18/09/2023



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