Africa Check exists to promote accuracy in public debate and the media. Our reports are available for other media to republish and our researchers are happy to discuss our findings in print and on air. See below examples of how the media use our reports.

satPRnews: Women Hygiene Products Market Revenue and Value Chain Till 2020

satPRnews published an article on the market revenue and value chain of female hygiene products and quoted Africa Check: “Similar scenario exists in South Africa where over 7 million girls missed school due to lack of hygiene products, according to an article published by Africa Check” Read it here.

EWN: Zuma’s ANC birthday speech

Eyewitness News online published Africa Check’s fact-check into claims president Zuma made about job creation, load-shedding, housing, the matric pass rate, university funding and life expectancy. Read it here.

Politicsweb: Road fatality figures reveal a small part of a bigger problem

Politicsweb republished an article on South Africa’s road fatality figures in which Africa Check was quoted: “When Africa Check investigated the problem they found that under reporting was likely and the figure could be 20 per cent higher. One of the reasons for this is that not all road injury cases are followed up and […]

Daily Maverick: Re-inventing ‘Kafkaesque’, SA travel restrictions open door to abuse

The Daily Maverick published an article on South Africa’s travel restrictions and quoted Africa Check: “Research into the veracity and reliability of these statistics was conducted by Africa Check which found that the International Organisation for Migration had assisted 306 victims of trafficking in southern Africa between January 2004 and January 2010.” Read it here.

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