Africa Check has commissioned several research studies to gain a better understanding of the impact of fact-checking on the continent, and promote fact-checking research in and about Africa. Since 2016, we have commissioned the following evaluations:

Title of study: “After the fact”: A qualitative evaluation of Africa Check

Researcher: Alan Finlay

Date of publication: January 2016

Country: South Africa

Title of study: From reducing fake news to validating the facts: A triangulated evaluation of the awareness and impact of Africa Check’s work in Nigeria

Researcher: Dr Theresa Amobi

Date of publication: January 2019

Country: Nigeria

Title of study: Le poids du Fact

Researcher: Dr Sahite Gaye

Date of publication: November 2018

Country: Senegal