How much schooling time did South Africa’s kids lose to Covid? Probably a year
Following almost two years of disruptions to South Africa's school calendar, what has been the impact of Covid-19 on education in SA?
Nigeria spends more on national assembly than on education? Analyst gets it wrong
With Nigeria set to hold elections next year, the search for a new president is gathering momentum. But does a claim about the current leade...
Nigeria's education system 'dire'? Grading claims in Business Day editorial
A leading national newspaper made several claims about Nigeria’s education sector. We took a closer look at six of them.
LOCAL ELECTION FACTSHEET: Poverty in South Africa
We unpack how poverty is defined in South Africa ahead of the November local elections.
100 pupils to a teacher? Fact-checking widely read claims about education in Nigeria
An article published in many Nigerian newspapers made several claims about the state of learning in the country. We took a look at them.
Fact-checked: 9 claims about South African schools from Ernst Roets
A member of management for the Afrikaner-rights group AfriForum rubbished the state of South African education. We sorted the wheat from the...
Debating the state of South Africa: did members of parliament get their facts straight?
Was there a 64% drop in gender-based violence in 2020? Will half of grade 1 pupils never make it to their school-leaving exams? We check the...