It’s been stated as fact that South Africa has lost R700 billion in public money to corruption since the advent of democracy in 1994. But how does one measure the cost of hidden crime?
President Muhammadu Buhari claimed recently that about 1 million barrels of crude oil were stolen a day under the last government. He may be nearer the mark saying 250,000.
South Africa’s minister of human settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, said housing delivery has almost halved over the last six years. Official statistics back this up, but their reliability has been questioned.
Former member of parliament, Andile Mngxitama, made several claims about race, poverty and inequality in South Africa in a recent article on behalf of the Black First Land First movement. Africa Check found three to be in the right ballpark, while two were incorrect.
The last government left the country with a 7 trillion naira deficit, the head of Nigeria’s Transition Committee was reported as saying. But the claim does not add up.
After the US president urged that gay and lesbian people be treated equally under the law in Africa, media reported that same-sex relations are illegal in 36 Africa states. Is this correct?
Ahead of Youth Day on 16 June, the South African government has approved a new National Youth Policy. We took a look at some of its key claims on crime and health topics. This is the second of two reports.
Ahead of the country’s national Youth Day, held each year on 16 June, the South African government has approved a new National Youth Policy. We took a look at some of its key claims about unemployment and education. This is the first of two reports.