An academic bursary awarded to young women who can prove that they are virgins has sparked debate in South Africa. What is virginity and is it possible to test for that? Africa Check sought medical advice.
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 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.
South African students made history in October by forcing the government to put a moratorium on tuition fee increases for 2016. This means students should pay the same in 2016 as they paid in 2015. Here is a round-up of first-year fees.
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.
The Free Market Foundation said that “all available facts” on race and earnings in South Africa showed a “spectacular” transformation of the living standard of black people. We asked for the evidence, but seven weeks later we’re still waiting.
Ahead of the country’s national Youth Day, held each year on 16 June, the South African government has approved a new National Youth Policy. We took a look at some of its key claims about unemployment and education. This is the first of two reports.