Africa Check editor, Anim van Wyk, explains fact checking and what Africa Check does and discusses our fact-check into claims made by President Jacob Zuma at the 2017 State of the Nation Address on Maggs on Media with Jeremy Maggs. Watch it here.
Huffington Post SA: Domestic Abuse Is NOT Funny. And We Will Call Out If We See It, Whether You Like It Or Not. Domestic Abuse Is NOT Funny. And We Will Call Out If We See It, Whether You Like It Or Not.
The Huffington Post South Africa published an article on domestic abuse and used data from our fact sheet on crime stats in South Africa. Read it here.
The Star.org.my published an article on migrant children in South Africa and mentioned Africa check: “Estimates vary significantly on how many migrants and asylum seekers there are in South Africa, but fact checking website Africa Check estimates that the figure is around 2.2 million.” Read it here.
Eye Witness News published our fact-check into a claim that a video, of a car being swept away, was from storm Dineo. Read it here.
The Politic had an interview with the Deputy/Managing Editor of Politifact, Amy Hollyfield, and she mentioned Africa Check: “Something I wanted to mention was a tab on our website labelled “Global News.” We have a partnership with a fact-checking group in Africa called Africa Check and a grant from the Gates Foundation. We’ve been fact-checking […]
Eye Witness News published our spot check on a “storm warning” message that has been circulating on WhatsApp. Read it here.
Eye Witness News published our fact-check into claims made by the City of Joburg on twitter. Read it here.
BBC news published an article on how the media in Africa can deal with fake news and mentioned Africa check: “Even as the media and organisations like Africa Check continue to parse news content to determine their veracity, media analysts say it is also incumbent on technology giants such Facebook and Google to, at the […]
The City Press published our fact-check into claims made by President Jacob Zuma at the 2017 State of the Nation Address. Read it here.
Power FM: Our editor unpacks the latest reports and their conclusions on Iman Rappetti’s radio talk show
Africa Check’s Anim van Wyk unpacks the latest reports and their conclusions on the Power Talk show with Iman Rappetti. Listen here.