In theory, anything which reduces a motorist’s speed could reduce the possibility of a crash – or serious injury, if one occurs. But does research back up the case for traffic cameras to help enforce speed limits?
A minister and adviser to Senegal’s President Macky Sall told viewers on New Year’s Eve that a new train service the government is planning will be the first modern electric train in sub-Saharan Africa. The claim is wrong.
From May, the law requires South Africans to install car seats for babies and toddlers. The Times was wrong to claim recently that road crashes are the leading cause of all deaths among under-fives – though traffic accidents cause most injury-related deaths.
Nigeria’s first credible opposition party – the All Progressives Congress (APC) – has positioned itself as the face of change ahead of the March 28 presidential election. Is its vague rhetoric based on evidence? In the second of two pre-election reports, Africa Check investigates.