Nairobi governor Evans Kidero claimed that when he was elected in 2013, he inherited a city that “never had” a development strategy before. But Africa Check counted several growth blueprints, though none were fully implemented. Researched by Alphonce Shiundu
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In South Africa, fake news websites are mushrooming. How do you recognise a fake news story and what can you do to stop these websites? Anim van Wyk provides some tips.
A recent article suggested that single South Africans can live longer by getting married, based on Statistics SA mortality data. Petrie Jansen van Vuuren delves into the facts surrounding this seemingly simple conclusion.
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African Fact-checking Awards 2016
The winners this year come from Ivory Coast and Cameroon. The runners-up come from Nigeria and Swaziland. They picked up their awards in Nairobi in December.