South Africa’s third energy minister for 2017 has high praise for the country’s nuclear capabilities. Here’s what we know about South Africa’s contribution to nuclear medicine.
In a publicity campaign, South Africa’s official opposition put a spotlight on the number of children dying due to a lack of food every day. But the figure is probably even higher.
It sounds implausible that South Africa would have less water available per resident than its neighbours Botswana and Namibia, home of the Kalahari and Namib deserts. But the claim checks out.
A top drug firm executive said Nigeria registers the most new cases of diabetes in the region and that 5 million people in the country are living with the disease. Do the claims get a clean bill of health?
The manager of a South African anti-human trafficking helpline made two claims about the number of slaves and ‘child prostitutes’ in South Africa. Africa Check investigated these startling claims.
Are the country’s legislators living luxuriously as the majority of citizens tighten their belts? We did the math.
A recent suicide of a university student in South Africa has put self-harm deaths back in the headlines. We look at 5 facts about suicide in South Africa.
One language group in South Africa seemed to have leapt at the opportunity to enter into same-sex marriages – if a version of Wikipedia is to be believed.
The idea that eating yams increases the chance of twins seems to be backed up by the high twinning rate in parts where the vegetable is popular. But it’s not grounded in solid evidence.