In a series of tweets, South Africa’s presidency recently took stock of government’s progress in celebration of President Jacob Zuma’s 75th birthday. We asked you to vote for the claim you wanted fact-checked – here are the results for the 7 tweets with the most votes.
Senior researcher Kate Wilkinson was on PowerFM for our weekly fact-checking slot, where she talked about how much ministers and deputy ministers are costing the South Africa taxpayer. Listen to the podcast for a full breakdown of the salaries and perks these government employees enjoy.
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga recently claimed that the Jubilee government had built only 500 km of roads. Our Kenya editor Alphonce Shiundu took a closer look and found a web of conflicting data.