Land ownership in South Africa remains heavily skewed across racial lines twenty years after the end of apartheid. But is 80% of the country really in the hands of only 40,000 white families?
A report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked the quality of South Africa’s maths and science education last out of 148 countries. But is the ranking an accurate reflection of the state of schooling in the country?
Rape advocacy campaign Blow the Whistle says every 36 seconds someone is raped in SA and therefore 74,400 women will be raped in August. But is it accurate?
There may be a lot of controversy surrounding President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home, but mermaids found in the so-called firepool can be excluded.
President Goodluck Jonathan recently downplayed Nigeria’s corruption problems, saying that most of what is referred to as corruption is no more than ‘common stealing’. His claim is wrong.
Will bathing in hot water and salt save you from Ebola? Or an impressive sounding substance called ‘nano-silver’? These measures are exploitative hoaxes.
Nigeria’s president says his government is acting to stop “all forms of discrimination” against women and girls. Are they really? We assess the evidence.
A Democratic Alliance MP has claimed that South Africa’s new police minister dropped out of high school and has “no further education”. Only part of the claim is true.