Cake was cut and songs were sung at South Africa’s ruling party’s 105th birthday celebrations on 8 January. This factcheck investigates six claims made in President Jacob Zuma’s speech.
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 African president Jacob Zuma is due to deliver his eighth State of the Nation Address in parliament on Thursday. Last year he delivered two State of the Nation Addresses – one before and one after the country’s national elections in May. This report looks back at the claims he made about service delivery.