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.
The Pulitzer Center and the School of Mass Communications at the University of Lagos co-hosted a unique journalism workshop at the end of November in Lagos that offered 55 professional journalists and 48 students insights and tips about current property rights issues, fact-checking, data journalism, and investigative reporting.
South Africa’s minister of human settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, said housing delivery has almost halved over the last six years. Official statistics back this up, but their reliability has been questioned.