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South African Election Coalition

A coalition of media organisations, supported by the Google News Initiative and led by Africa Check, is working to combat misinformation ahead of the South African elections.

The coalition is working together to fact-check claims made by political parties, provide voters with reliable, non-partisan information on key issues, and equip the public with the skills they need to identify election misinformation.

You can read the most recent work published by the coalition below.

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Resources from coalition partners

Digital Investigation Techniques | AFP

Digital Investigation Techniques | AFP Fact Check

Multilingual open courses for journalists and journalism students from leading global news agency AFP, supported by the Google News Initiative.

AFP Fact Check youtube

How to verify information online | AFP Fact Check

This playlist provides quick tutorials in online tools from AFP journalists.

Democracy and constitutionalism: civic education conference report & keywords

Democracy and constitutionalism: civic education conference report & keywords | SECTION27

This report underscores civic education's role as South Africa prepares for the 2024 elections.

2024 General elections - Why Vote

2024 General elections: why vote? | SECTION27

A breakdown of what Section 19 of the Constitution says and why your vote matters.

3 ballot system DM

Explainer — how to vote using the new three-ballot system | Daily Maverick

For the first time, millions of South Africans will vote on three ballot papers in the upcoming national and provincial elections. Here’s how the new system will work.

voting DM

A complete guide to voting in the 2024 South African general elections | Daily Maverick

South Africans will be voting for new national and provincial governments in May 2024. Do you know where, when and how to vote? We've got you covered.

registered DM

So you’ve registered to vote, now what? | Daily Maverick

This is a chance for voters like you to find out exactly where various parties stand on key issues and then make an informed decision on where to place their mark.

sanef portal

2024 National and provincial elections | SANEF

The SANEF 2024 Elections Portal provides useful resources for journalists reporting on elections.

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