South Africa-based Africa Check researcher Kirsten Cosser is more convinced of the value of fact-checking than ever.
Africa Check is working to help Africans critically interrogate the information they engage with.
Misinformation knows no borders and Africa Check often responds to similar false claims from country to country.
AfricaCheck@10: Current and past editors reflect on a steady mission, but with vastly expanded horizons
As the continent’s first independent fact-checking organisation marks its first decade, those who have been at the helm look back on the jou
Africa Check’s editors in Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa look back on a decade-long effort to improve voters’ decisions.
When I first proposed the idea of Africa Check, I was told it would be a fool’s errand to set up a fact-checking operation on the continent....
The idea was discussed in a Paris coffee shop. Ten years later, Africa Check has reached and succeeded those ambitions.
Tess Wandia joined Africa Check as a senior researcher in January 2022. Here’s what she learned – spoiler alert, it was no walk in the park....
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South Africans have the right to access government information, so it’s important that agency and department websites work well.
What fact-checking format helps people best understand a topic? How do politicians respond to fact-checking? How can we reach even more audi...