Two years ago Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressive Congress government assumed office on the back of promises of change. Are they being met halfway into the president’s tenure?
Unemployment remains a challenge to most African governments. Kenya’s no less, but debating solutions should rest on accurate information.
South Africa’s housing minister claims that her department delivers 1,200 houses per day. Departmental statistics suggests it’s a third of that.
The head of Africa at the World Economic Forum recently said that only about 20% of Africans have access to electricity. We pulled the data.
William Ruto is keen to highlight the ruling party’s record as polls near. Do his claims add up? We checked
The South African Rooibos Council has claimed that rooibos tea has a specific ingredient which helps reduce levels of stress hormones, assisting people to lose weight. Are there studies to support such a conclusion?
A South African community newspaper has claimed only car accidents and murder kill more young people in the country. The data doesn’t support the claim.
Nigeria’s government is looking to spend big on infrastructure. For funding, it is looking beyond its internal markets, but is it correct that the country has not borrowed in foreign markets since 2013? We did a bit of checking.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, while describing his government as a responsible borrower, said that any debt the country incurred had not been used to pay bills but to develop Kenya. Does the data bear him out?
The deputy CEO of a South African non-governmental organisation recently tweeted that close to 80% of personal income tax is contributed by 1.7 million individuals. But, as with most things to do with tax, the truth is not that simple.