World Water Day was celebrated this week, placing the spotlight on the frugal use of this resource. It’s then worrying to report that the water records of most South African municipalities are inadequate. Researched by Gopolang Makou
- Spot Checks:
- The week that was: #HistoryCheck, SA water losses & Kenyan presidential claims
- The week that was: Refugees in Uganda, cost of data, #socialgrants & Kenyan police
- Kenyatta’s numbers on Kenyan police to civilian ratio still don’t add up
- CORRECTION: SA pays out 17.2 million social welfare grants to 10.6 million beneficiaries
The hardest part of fact-checking is finding sources of reliable data. Search below for links to data sources we have used in our research.
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.
The City of Cape Town is considering renaming a square to honour a black South African who assisted with the experimental work that preceded and followed the historic first heart transplant.
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