Two claims about how to combat Covid-19
Source: African National Congress Youth League, greater Tshwane region (January 2021)
Almost 100% of restaurant workers in South Africa are foreign.
Source: Finance minister Tito Mboweni (April 2020)
Statistics South Africa put the share at 6.5% in 2017.
South African final-year high school students will have to rewrite their exams due to leaks.
Source: Facebook (November 2020)
Education officials said this claim was false, while universities confirmed they are still considering offers.
There are 15 million undocumented foreigners in South Africa
Source: South African politician and businessman Herman Mashaba (November 2020)
Data from Statistics South Africa and the United Nations put the number of foreign-born migrants in the country at around 4 million.
There are approximately 48,000 potholes across Johannesburg
Source: Moneyweb article (November 2020)
The city government estimates there are 100,000 potholes, and the roads agency planned to fix nearly 141,000 in 2019/20.
The number of commercial farmers in South Africa has fallen from 120,000 to 38,000.
Source: Dianne Kohler Barnard, Democratic Alliance member of parliament (1 September 2020)
There is no data on the number of individual farmers in the country. Figures from Stats SA are of the number of commercial farming units, and the definition of a unit has changed since the early 1990s.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in South Africa after HIV/Aids.
Source: The South African Heart Association (29 September 2020)
World Health Organization data shows that infectious and parasitic diseases were the leading cause of death. HIV/Aids accounted for the majority of those deaths. Cardiovascular diseases were ranked second.
Two claims about human trafficking in South Africa.
Source: Lerato Kganyago, South African television presenter and DJ (14 September 2020)
One exaggerated, one incorrect
Four claims about police violence in South Africa
Source: Online graphic (August 2020)
One mostly correct, two correct, one unproven
Three claims about alcohol consumption in South Africa
Source: South African health minister Zweli Mkhize (August 2020)
Two correct, one incorrect