The Democratic Alliance has its sight set on taking several municipalities from the African National Congress in South Africa’s upcoming local government election. Ahead of the election on 3 August, we weigh up key claims in their manifesto.
South Africa’s Democratic Alliance party will be marching against high unemployment next week, a situation they blame on the ruling African National Congress under President Jacob Zuma. But is their calculation correct that 774 people become jobless every day?
The premier of South Africa’s Western Cape province has claimed that for the first time in South Africa’s democracy all the pupils who passed their school leaving exam in the province were eligible for tertiary education. Is she right?
The leader of the official opposition in South Africa, Mmusi Maimane, has claimed that VIP security for the country’s cabinet exceeds the number of security personnel at its borders. But this is misleading.
South African President Jacob Zuma’s 2015 State of the Nation Address was marred by ugly confrontations inside and outside Parliament, the expulsion of some opposition MPs, a walkout by others and the strange discovery of an apparent cellphone jamming device. We fact-checked it live.