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Accountability Now to engage with the Constitutional Review Committee of the National Assembly
17th March 2023 Accountability Now has been accorded the privilege of making oral submissions on its suggested Chapter Nine Integrity Commission to the... →
Kenya's public debt and revenue: How the data almost tripped up a leading African publication
By: Africa Check 17th March 2023 Kenya's troubled economy continues to dominate public debate as the country considers its way out of the crisis. In March 2023, one regional... →
Poor Audit Reports are a Challenge that can be Solved for South Africa's Public Sector Organizations and Parastatals
10th March 2023 There is a famous saying that in government you do not refer to “problems” as problems but they are fancifully called “challenges”. However, there... →
The DHET and institutions of higher learning clash with students across South African universities
10th March 2023 Students, led mostly by their respective SRCs in institutions across the country, are demonstrating their continued defiance in confronting the... →
Debating the state of the nation: South African MPs' claims about crime, education, service delivery and more scrutinised
By: Africa Check 7th March 2023 In February 2023 South African parliamentarians debated the president’s state of the nation address (Sona). In response to president Cyril... →
A third of Kenya’s budget stolen? We checked former senator’s claim about much-travelled corruption statistic
By: Africa Check 1st March 2023 Kenyan president William Ruto has stepped up his government's campaign to increase tax revenues as he attempts to wean the country off expensive... →
Federal legislator misleads about the law and Nigerian politician’s campaign cash
By: Africa Check 24th February 2023 Nigerians are facing a crippling cash shortage caused by the central bank’s introduction of new redesigned naira notes. And lawmakers are turning... →
600 000 homeless people on the streets of Johannesburg and Pretoria? Why this claim is flawed
By: Africa Check 22nd February 2023 At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, as governments worldwide scrambled to provide shelter for people on the streets, South Africa’s Gauteng... →
‘A time of crisis’: fact-checking South African president Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2023 state of the nation address
By: Africa Check 13th February 2023 President Cyril Ramaphosa’s seventh state of the nation address eventually took off, having been bogged down by numerous points of order from the... →
"Why is the IFP under attack"
9th February 2023 "If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots" Napoleon Bonaparte I was reminded of these words when I saw... →