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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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Jon Greenberg Fact-checking the 21st International AIDS Conference

By Jon Greenberg

Jon Greenberg, from our partner fact-checking organisation Politifact, reviews the hopes and concerns of the organisers of the 21st International AIDS Conference – and the myriad false claims about the disease we’ve caught in our net.

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Vinayak Bhardwaj Frequently asked questions about HIV/AIDS in South Africa

By Vinayak Bhardwaj

The International Aids Conference returns to Durban next week. How is South Africa faring with the number of people on treatment, babies being born HIV- and the number of people dying of AIDS? Vinayak Bhardwaj answers some of the most frequently asked questions about HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

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