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Eskom and the viral infographic: do the numbers add up?

Eskom and the viral infographic: do the numbers add up?

By: Africa Check     9th July 2018 Worker protests over pay at South Africa’s power utility have led to lights being turned off across the country. The utility, Eskom, announced... 

Do 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour?

Do 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour?

By: Africa Check     6th July 2018 In a story about a cancer screening event, a reporter in ThisDay newspaper claimed that “at least 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour”. Health... 

Hit or miss? 5 claims by Kenyan governors fact-checked

Hit or miss? 5 claims by Kenyan governors fact-checked

By: Africa Check     5th July 2018 Kenya is grading its new system of government after the constitution created 47 new administrative units in 2010. These counties started to govern... 

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Are 57% of South African kids raised without fathers?

Are 57% of South African kids raised without fathers?

By: Africa Check     4th July 2018 In its latest advertising campaign, detergent brand Omo features a young boy reading from a homemade Father’s Day card. “Thank you for always being... 

Did the DA-led Western Cape create ‘75% of all jobs’ in SA last year? ‘Confusing’ claim correct

Did the DA-led Western Cape create ‘75% of all jobs’ in SA last year? ‘Confusing’ claim correct

By: Africa Check     27th June 2018 UPDATE: This report was retracted on 25 June 2018 following concerns that important context had not been included. It has since been updated to... 

Forces who opposed the Freedom Charter are still hard at work

Forces who opposed the Freedom Charter are still hard at work

26th June 2018 Forces who opposed the Freedom Charter are still hard at work   

The miner’s charity begins at home

The miner’s charity begins at home

26th June 2018 South Africa’s private sector-led social investment work is carried disproportionately by the mines, as has been the case since corporate social... 

Do 80% of Nigerians lack safe drinking water? It’s worse than that

Do 80% of Nigerians lack safe drinking water? It’s worse than that

By: Africa Check     22nd June 2018 In one of his regular columns, veteran Nigerian journalist Dele Sobowale questioned whether his government was ready to provide for a growing... 

As help from Cuba arrives, is there only one Kenyan doctor for every 16,000 people?

As help from Cuba arrives, is there only one Kenyan doctor for every 16,000 people?

By: Africa Check     19th June 2018 The chief of staff in the Kenyan presidency claimed the country’s doctor-to-patient ratio was one doctor to every 16 000 patients. There are 7 333... 

‘Enough rhetoric! Catalysing an era of concrete action’

‘Enough rhetoric! Catalysing an era of concrete action’

19th June 2018 In an era filled with so many plans and visions, which are often never followed through with any form of concrete action, this title was the theme... 

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