“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?
Nigeria’s government is looking to spend big on infrastructure. For funding, it is looking beyond its internal markets, but is it correct that the country has not borrowed in foreign markets since 2013? We did a bit of checking.