After a delayed opening, South Africa’s parliament kicked into high gear with a full day of debate on the 2018 State of the Nation Address.
South Africa’s 2018 State of the Nation Address was postponed for more than a week as the presidency changed hands from Jacob Zuma to Cyril Ramaphosa. How did Ramaphosa fare fact-wise in his maiden address?
Is nearly half of capital city’s water lost and do inhabitants of slums pay much more for water than those in swanky apartments? We judged two of governor Mike Sonko’s claims about Nairobi’s water supply
International insecticide brand Mortein claims that Nigeria contributes 23% of the world’s malaria cases. Does the figure hit the mark?
A parked bulldozer and piles of sand awaited Africa Check when we went to verify whether President Jacob Zuma has kept his promise of a high court for Mpumalanga.
A post doing the rounds on Facebook claims that 2,880 children are kidnapped each day in South Africa. There is no research or data supporting such a figure.
Nigeria’s internal security challenges continue to be a source of national debate, but is the death toll from terror attacks as high as a prominent critic said?
The leader of South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters party, Julius Malema, claimed that only 5% of graduates are unemployed.
The number of employed people has increased in South Africa since 1994. But comparisons of absolute numbers don’t present the full picture.
Muhammadu Buhari is failing the country’s education sector, an adviser of the previous administration has charged. But do his claims make the grade?