Most Common Rumours

Updated Occurred Rumour Status Sightings
18-Aug-2017 13-Aug-2017 The Mungiki (a deadly vigilant... Probably false 125
3-Sep-2015 31-Oct-2014 A serious fight ensued in Bora... Confirmed true 31
11-Sep-2017 30-Jul-2015 We have received information t... Confirmed true 26
31-Aug-2014 25-Aug-2014 One young man from Kipao badly... Confirmed true 25
8-Aug-2017 7-Aug-2017 Bomb attack by suspected al-Sh... Confirmed true 21
9-Aug-2017 9-Aug-2017 Tensions rising in Mathare as ... Confirmed true 20
6-Aug-2015 3-Aug-2015 We have been told that there i... Confirmed true 18
3-Sep-2015 20-May-2015 Teachers received message of i... Confirmed true 16
11-Jan-2016 21-Feb-2015 A big fire broke out in Kilele... Confirmed true 16
3-Sep-2017 30-Aug-2017 Very loud blast overheard from... Confirmed true 15
21-Sep-2014 10-Sep-2014 Suspicious helicopters purport... Confirmed true 14
21-Nov-2019 30-Mar-2016 Ethnicity-related killings in ... Confirmed true 13
7-Oct-2014 2-Oct-2014 A white aircraft is seen at on... Confirmed true 12
11-Aug-2017 10-Aug-2017 There are widespread protests ... Under investigation 12
7-Apr-2020 27-Mar-2020 A baby sent from Heaven was bo... Confirmed false 12
18-Feb-2018 12-May-2015 An aircraft has been heard mov... Confirmed true 11
13-Oct-2014 29-Sep-2014 Several houses torched in Kats... Impossible to verify but probably true 11
7-Apr-2015 6-Apr-2015 Increased fear of fire outbrea... Confirmed true 11
14-Aug-2017 9-Aug-2017 The tallying centre in Hola is... Confirmed true 11
19-Feb-2015 18-Feb-2015 Heavy gunshots in Shauri Moyo ... Confirmed true 10
4-Sep-2014 30-Jul-2014 Serious gunshots heard in Silo... Confirmed false 9
21-Nov-2019 16-Oct-2014 Tension high in Tarassa and it... Confirmed true 9
1-Nov-2014 31-Oct-2014 Several women from Semikaro ha... Confirmed true 9
9-Feb-2018 12-Jan-2016 Gunshots heard for several hou... Confirmed true 9
18-Mar-2015 15-Mar-2015 A man has been found in posses... Impossible to verify 8
22-Feb-2017 20-Feb-2017 Two pupils are still missing a... Confirmed true 8
21-Nov-2019 5-Mar-2015 Intelligence reports say that ... Probably true 8
4-Nov-2014 2-Nov-2014 In Dalu Area one Pokomo was at... Confirmed true 8
21-Nov-2019 4-Nov-2014 A group of around 300 MRC mili... Impossible to verify but probably true 8
21-Nov-2019 8-Mar-2015 An Orma grazed in a Pokomo far... Confirmed true 8
8-Aug-2017 2-Aug-2017 Several people injured and a f... Confirmed true 8
9-Aug-2017 9-Aug-2017 Killing reported in Mathare 10 Confirmed true 8
12-Aug-2017 11-Aug-2017 Gunfire heard in Kibera after ... Confirmed true 8
12-Aug-2017 12-Aug-2017 Police have killed a child in ... Confirmed true 8
21-Nov-2019 6-Dec-2017 There is land-related conflict... Confirmed true 8
4-Jul-2014 30-Nov--0001 Suspected Al shabab militia at... Probably false 7
31-Dec-2014 20-Dec-2014 A bus has been hijacked near W... Confirmed true 7
8-Aug-2017 8-Aug-2017 BVR machines are failing at so... Confirmed true 7
23-Apr-2015 18-Apr-2015 GSU officers assaulted county ... Confirmed true 7
19-Feb-2015 17-Feb-2015 In Minjila Malakote and Somali... Confirmed true 7
12-Aug-2017 12-Aug-2017 There is a rumour that some ho... Under investigation 7
6-Jul-2014 5-Jul-2014 Gamba Police station has been ... Confirmed true 6
4-Jan-2015 30-Dec-2014 There was a babel heard-the so... Confirmed false 6
15-Dec-2015 12-Dec-2015 One person disappered and was ... Confirmed false 6
24-Nov-2016 18-Nov-2016 One person killed and his floc... Confirmed true 6
20-Feb-2017 8-Feb-2017 One person killed in Dumi area... Confirmed true 6
21-Jun-2017 7-May-2017 One youth from Ngao stabbed by... Confirmed true 6
21-Nov-2019 15-Jan-2015 In the Moa area women who had ... Impossible to verify but probably true 5
15-Jun-2015 14-Jun-2015 Fresh attack in Lamu Police ca... Confirmed true 5
29-Jan-2017 27-Jan-2017 KDF Camp attacked in Somali an... Confirmed true 5