This image was taken by young photographers in the Livity Africa media training programme in South Africa.

This image was taken by young photographers in the Livity Africa media training programme in South Africa.

This week we rounded off our fact-check of claims made by President Jacob Zuma during his speech on South Africa’s Youth Day, June 16.

Freelance journalist Sefiso Hlongwane told us more research is needed on the factors that will influence a sound national minimum wage in South Africa. Read his comment article here.

Researcher Hannah Williams compiled a step-by-step guide to data visualisation. Follow it to see how easy it is to add charts and graphs to your stories.

Yesterday the report of the Marikana Commission of Enquiry (that investigated the killing of striking mineworkers by police in 2012) was dissected by journalists and the public alike in South Africa. We published a side-by-side comparison of President Jacob Zuma’s statements when he released the report on Thursday and the corresponding sections in the report itself.

 

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