Until Africa Check started looking into it, the World Health Organization said on the French version of their website that a startling half of births in sub-Saharan Africa are to teen mothers. Researched by Anim van Wyk & Khady Cissé
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.
In celebration of Africa Day, we answered 5 questions people frequently put to Google about the continent.
- Jacob Zuma
- Democratic Alliance
- sexual violence
- suggested by reader
- South Africa
African Fact-Checking Awards 2017
The African Fact-Checking Awards, now in their 4th edition, are the only awards on the continent set up to honour the best, non-partisan fact-checking journalism by working and student journalists on the continent.