"Nigeria's unemployment rate is 18.8%"
Tweet by Spectator Index account
Rate was 18.8% in 2017's 3rd quarter
More than a quarter of Nigerian women are still subjected to genital mutilation
Nigeria's The Guardian newspaper
Newest data shows this number has since fallen.
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
“Nigeria contributes 23% of the global malaria cases”
Insecticide brand Mortein
Most recent data shows its higher
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.
"Every 30 seconds a child is stolen in South Africa"
If true, million children would be kidnapped per year
"At least 50,000 Nigerians died from terrorism in 2017"
Tweet from govt critic Femi Fani-Kayode
The data shows fewer deaths.
"Amongst graduates it is only 5% who are unemployed”
Speech by politician Julius Malema
Claim correct for university & college graduates