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Gopolang Makou ANALYSIS: Mistakes about Madiba – even by himself

By Gopolang Makou

While former South African president Nelson Mandela remains, perhaps, among the most quotable statesmen of our time, quotes are many times incorrectly attributed to him. Gopolang Makou rounded up a few such mistakes.

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Peter Cunliffe-Jones COMMENT: Now you can check the fact-checkers

By Peter Cunliffe-Jones

Who checks the fact-checkers? Africa Check has signed up to the International Fact-Checking Network’s code of principles. This enables you to judge our commitment to non-partisanship, transparency and honest corrections.

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Kate Wilkinson ANALYSIS: Genocide Watch thin on transparency & methodology

By Kate Wilkinson

Genocide Watch places South Africa on stage six of its “Ten Stages of Genocide”. But it was either unwilling or unable to provide evidence to show that the country meets the organisation’s requirements of that stage.

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