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?
For frustrated South African taxpayers, the country’s struggling and poorly managed national airline seems a bottomless pit. Markus Korhonen calculated the hypothetical price tag of a more profitable airline.
The resilient terror group has suffered major losses. But could the bigger threat to its existence come from within?
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.
South Africa’s police service has released the country’s crime statistics for 2016/17. This factsheet provides a breakdown of the main crimes of public interest.
Are the country’s legislators living luxuriously as the majority of citizens tighten their belts? We did the math.
In theory, anything which reduces a motorist’s speed could reduce the possibility of a crash – or serious injury, if one occurs. But does research back up the case for traffic cameras to help enforce speed limits?