Andrew Dudfield from UK fact-checking charity Full Fact explains how a team of fact-checking organisations is developing artificial intelligence tools to increase the speed and impact of fact-checking.
“40% of the medicines sold in Africa are fake.” Source: A Twitter user (21 January 2020)
This statistic is often attributed to the WHO. But the agency says while it did find that 42% of the medicines reported to it between 2013 and 2017 were fake, this data does not represent the situation in Africa.
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
For decades, the plight of retired people in Nigeria has been dire. Pensioners have died while queueing for their cheques while many don’t receive them at all. Are most of Nigeria’s states presently indebted to retirees, as a union official said?