South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma has defended his controversial appointment of Des van Rooyen as finance minister in December 2015 by saying he is “more qualified” than his predecessors. Is that true?
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?
A new report on corruption in Africa has found that South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria fared the worst out of 28 countries surveyed. But does this mean that South Africa is now “the most corrupt nation in Africa”, as some media have claimed?
The head of the Free Market Foundation argued there has been “spectacular” racial transformation in South Africa since apartheid ended. This is the second of two reports fact-checking the statistics Leon Louw cited.
The Free Market Foundation’s Leon Louw argued there has been “spectacular” racial transformation in South Africa since apartheid ended. This is the first of two reports fact-checking the statistics he cited.
Former member of parliament, Andile Mngxitama, made several claims about race, poverty and inequality in South Africa in a recent article on behalf of the Black First Land First movement. Africa Check found three to be in the right ballpark, while two were incorrect.