Factsheet: Child malnutrition in South Africa

Malnutrition in children can lead to wasting, stunting, underweight and obesity, putting the child at risk of illness – and difficulties later in life. How serious is the problem in South Africa, and how has it changed over time?

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FACTSHEET: South Africa’s civil service in numbers

How many civil servants does South Africa’s government employ, and what do their wages cost the public purse? We examine available data to find out how the numbers have changed over the years.

FACTSHEET: Coronavirus and the Covid-19 outbreak

What are the symptoms of Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus? How can I protect myself and others? Why is social distancing important? We answer your questions.

FACTSHEET: Child undernutrition in Africa 

What is undernutrition? How many children in Africa are underweight, stunted or wasted, or don’t get the minimum amount of food they need? Our factsheet takes a closer look at the indicators.  

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Guide: How to vet information during a pandemic

Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, has the world firmly in its grip. In all the uncertainty, how can you tell fact from fiction? Our guide gives three tips.

Guide: Mean, median and mode

Confused by the difference between the mean, the median and the mode? This guide gives the answers

GUIDE: How to cite Africa Check’s research

Africa Check works hard to get the facts out there, so we want others to share our research far and wide. Here’s how to republish our reports, guides and factsheets.

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