The South African government’s nuclear ambitions are controversial. But are they likely to provide the country with the “cheapest source of electricity”, as claimed by the national power utility’s CEO?
MPs are paid – and quite handsomely at that – to represent the public in parliament from money paid to the government by taxpayers. Africa Check looks at how much South Africa’s MPs earn, what they actually do and try to identify the hardest-working MPs from the available data.
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.