Fake news is one of the challenges the continent is grappling with. Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, rumors and conspiracy theories have been rife, undermining the efforts like vaccination premised to fight the virus.
But in the heart of Kampala is a team of young journalists that have banded up to take the fight against Fake News to a new level.
The Debunk is the first fully-fledged media organization in Uganda dedicated to sourcing out, fact check and determine what is real and what is fake all over the news and information platforms.
Canaan Arinda compiled the story. Watch