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Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan says corruption has worsened since Muhammadu Buhari took over, using the country’s rank on the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index as evidence. But what does the index really show?
Politicsweb has challenged the conclusion that the data needed to calculate a farm murder rate simply doesn’t exist by producing its own fact-check – complete with previously unseen data. But there are questions about where these numbers come from, and whether they’re credible.
There’s been no wedding. But comedian Eric Omondi says he’s already married, in Kenyan law, to fiancee Chantal Grazioli because they’ve been living together for more than six months. Does the law agree?
South Africa’s statistician-general Risenga Maluleke explains how Stats SA estimates the number of migrants living in the country – and why it’s important that public debate is based on such empirical data.