Land ownership in South Africa remains heavily skewed across racial lines twenty years after the end of apartheid. But is 80% of the country really in the hands of only 40,000 white families?
A report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked the quality of South Africa’s maths and science education last out of 148 countries. But is the ranking an accurate reflection of the state of schooling in the country?
Rape advocacy campaign Blow the Whistle says every 36 seconds someone is raped in SA and therefore 74,400 women will be raped in August. But is it accurate?
There may be a lot of controversy surrounding President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home, but mermaids found in the so-called firepool can be excluded.
A Democratic Alliance MP has claimed that South Africa’s new police minister dropped out of high school and has “no further education”. Only part of the claim is true.
A news report in South Africa has stated that a third of South Africans suffer from mental illnesses. But the claim is not entirely accurate.
The Nigerian newspaper Vanguard recently reported that Nigeria’s electricity tariff is the “lowest in Africa”. Is this true? And can electricity tariffs be compared across African countries?
The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (OUTA) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) have made various claims about fuel levy figures for recent years. But they are out by huge margins.