Ahead of major #NigeriaDecides2023 elections, country’s fact-checkers write open letter to politicians
As the election campaigns officially start in Nigeria, a coalition of its fact-checkers is asking politicians to reject misinformation and p...
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ANALYSIS: Are Nigerians better off under Buhari's administration? On the trail of president’s much-discussed interview
President Muhammadu Buhari has been keen to talk up his legacy as the February 2023 elections approach. We go deeper behind the numbers.
The two-day Africa Facts summit, to be held in Nairobi in early November, will bring together fact-checking organisations and experts from a...
Our local-language radio dramas have proven the power of radio to bring the facts to offline communities.
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ANALYSIS: The road not travelled – conflicting data threatens Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta’s infrastructure narrative
Publicly available official data on the roads built in Kenya since 2013 is inconsistent and incoherent.
Suggested changes to the National Health Act have kicked up a public storm. Analysts say the way they have been put together doesn’t help.
ANALYSIS: Ashwagandha supplements might reduce stress and improve other parts of life – but it’s too early to say
A quick internet search yields scores of adverts for supplements containing ashwagandha. But is the plant all it's made out to be?
Watchdogs, watch yourselves! Why South African media should be wary when communicating pseudoscientific predictions to their audiences.
Africa Check’s Fact Ambassador programme has boosted our multi-tentacular approach to fighting false information online and offline.
The African Fact-Checking Awards is the longest-running awards programme honouring fact-checking journalism by the media in Africa.
BLOG: As South Africa battles floods, is the president right about the country being on course with its climate change targets? It depends, experts say
'For the first time, our climate targets are compatible with limiting warming to 1.5°C', Rampahosa said. We looked into this claim.
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As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, we should be more health-conscious. Take our quiz and find out how much you know about health in Africa....