The world knows that hundreds of girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents from a school in Chibok in northeast Nigeria on April 14. But how many were kidnapped and how many are still missing? This factsheet explains the numbers.
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Roughly 8,300 people died in political conflict in sub-Saharan Africa in the first two months of 2015, largely as a result of Boko Haram activity. If the insurgency is not brought under control, this may be the deadliest year in a decade.
With elections slated for 14 sub-Saharan African states in 2015, Africa Check looks ahead at the polls for executive leadership in five volatile states.
The eviction of Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) MPs from this week’s State of the Nation Address raised a number of questions surrounding the use of security forces within the South African National Assembly and Parliament, and under which conditions such force is warranted.
On Tuesday 20 January Zambians went to the polls to elect a new president. Here is our factsheet on the candidates in the run-up to the election.
How many orphaned children are there in South Africa? Figures range from 3.4-million to nearly 4-million. Some projections have suggested figures as high as 5.2-million.
South Africa has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world. This factsheet looks at how unemployment is measured.