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South Africa’s #NationalShutdown: Beware misleading visuals circulating on social media
The Economic Freedom Fighters political party was on Monday 20 March protesting a slew of grievances. But not all was what it seemed to be.
Kenya's public debt and revenue: How the data almost tripped up a leading African publication
An article in the Africa edition of the Conversation tackled Kenya’s revenue crisis. But it wasn’t entirely on the money.
Debating the state of the nation: South African MPs' claims about crime, education, service delivery and more scrutinised
We checked seven claims made during the 2023 state of the nation debates.
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#NigeriaDecides2023: Eight types of disinformation to watch out for on election day and how to debunk them
On 25 February 2023 Nigerians will elect a new president. We look at what to expect, as disinformation has been a part of the campaigns.
#NigeriaDecides2023: How old – or young – are the candidates? Where are the women? And who has a PhD? What the data shows
Nigeria’s electoral commission recently released data on the 2023 general election candidates. We took a closer look.
#NigeriaDecides2023: 10 disinformation trends in election season
Africa’s most populous country holds general elections in February 2023. We've spotted 10 types of false information.
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