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?
What proportion of South Africans live in poverty? How are the numbers calculated? And who is most vulnerable? This factsheet presents South Africa’s official poverty estimates.
Fake news sites can look very convincing. Here are two tools as well as tips to help you check the credibility of a website.
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
International insecticide brand Mortein claims that Nigeria contributes 23% of the world’s malaria cases. Does the figure hit the mark?
Africa Check originated from the desire to correct dangerous untruths about health topics in Nigeria. Our country editor explains how we’re about to step this up.
A post doing the rounds on Facebook claims that 2,880 children are kidnapped each day in South Africa. There is no research or data supporting such a figure.