Highlighting the cost of invalidating the 8 August presidential election, Kenya’s deputy president quantified losses by a spooked stock market at KSh100 billion. Do his numbers add up?
To attract investors, Nigeria’s Kaduna state wants to repair aircraft. But would its planned facility be only the fourth on the continent, as the state’s governor’s account tweeted?
Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba is a year into his job and trying to make good on election promises to clean up the inner city. Yet different sources of data contradicts his claim about the share of undocumented foreigners living there.
“45% of Nigerian women married before age 18” read the headline of a prominent Nigeria-focused publication. Is there data to back up this figure?
September is Heart Awareness Month in South Africa, aiming to focus attention on cardiovascular disease. But could it be South Africa’s leading cause of death?
Kenya’s freshly elected representatives are full of plans and promises. Nairobi governor Mike Sonko pledged to improve health standards, saying mothers and newborns have a higher chance of dying in childbirth in his county than a far flung rural one.
The City of Cape Town municipality is battling to bring down water use during a protracted drought. Are residents in formal housing the biggest culprits?
Debating a motion of no confidence, a senior leader of the ruling African National Congress party highlighted several accomplishments attained under their watch. Was Minister Nathi Mthethwa spot on?
Celebrated girls’ rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai visited Nigeria where she called for a state of emergency on education. Does she get full marks for her claim that the country has the most out-of-school girls globally?