Is This Jubilee Billboard Doctored?

This billboard along Old Waiyaki Way has been making rounds on WhatsApp and reshared by a number of Twitter users with concerns about its authenticity.


The new look of the party’s website shows that Jubilee is currently celebrating 10 years since the swearing-in of its flag bearer Uhuru Kenyatta, whose two terms of a 10-year tenure is coming to a close.

Piga Firimbi has previously fact-checked posts of altered digital cards targeting political aspirants and doctored newspaper pages.


This reverse image search leads to a tweet with the original image shared on February 19, 2022. A key difference that can be spotted between these two images is the edited word; ‘disappointments’ from what originally was; ‘transformation.’

An error level analysis also shows inconsistencies in font type and size between these two images. As run on the Forensically tool which flags the word; ‘disappointments’ to show that the photo was edited.

In a Tweet, Piga Firimbi further details on the authenticity of the image making rounds. 


The image showing a Jubilee billboard is DOCTORED.

This story was produced by Africa Uncensored in partnership with Code for Africa with support from Deutsche Welle Akademie.

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