[FACT CHECK] Video of minibus taxi swept away by flood not from #DurbanStorm
From what Africa Check could gather, the video has been posted before, and so cannot be of the Durban storm on 10 October 2017.
[FACT CHECK] Are most same-sex marriages in SA by Afrikaans speakers?
Africa Check takes a look at a claim by Wikipedia’s Afrikaans version that one language group in SA seemed to have leapt at the opportunity to enter into same-sex marriages.
[FACT CHECK] Do South African women earn 27% less than men?
Africa Check looks at a tweet by a car distributor that women in South Africa take home more than a quarter less than their male counterparts.
[FACT CHECK] Do only 14% of South Africans read books?
Africa Check investigates if the reading statistics are as dire as stated by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.
[FACT CHECK] Is heart disease SA’s leading cause of death?
Africa Check takes a closer look at accuracy of a tweet by a local health and wellness website.
[ANALYSIS] Black ownership on SA’s stock exchange – what we know
Africa Check unpacks black participation in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, which continues to be the topic of heated debate in South Africa.
[FACT CHECK] Do formal residents use 65% of Cape Town’s water?
Africa Check finds out if residents in formal housing are the biggest culprits as the City of Cape Town tries to conserve water.
[FACT CHECK] Can Grace Mugabe walk free because of diplomatic immunity?
This is not the first time the issue of diplomatic immunity has been raised because of Grace Mugabe’s actions.
[FACT SHEET] The state of South Africa’s prisons
Africa Check takes a look at South Africa’s prison sector and lists the biggest pressure points.
[FACT CHECK] Femicide in SA: 3 numbers on the murder of women
Africa Check takes a closer look at three figures on femicide mentioned by Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa.
FACT SHEET: How many motions of no confidence has Zuma faced?
Africa Check takes a look at the various attempts to remove President Jacob Zuma from office.
FACT CHECK: 98% of SAA spend didn’t go to white-owned firms
Africa Check looks at Police Minister Fikile Mbalula’s claim that the national airline spends just 2% on black-owned companies.
[FACT CHECK] Are fewer than 6,000 babies born with HIV every year in SA?
President Jacob Zuma highlighted the success of his administration’s HIV policies in parliament recently. Does official data back up his claim that fewer than 6,000 babies are born HIV+ every year?
[FACT CHECK] Can you trace someone using their phone’s IMEI number?
Africa Check looks at the claim by the Police Minister that the search for missing persons could be eased if people knew the IMEI number of their loved ones’ cellphones.
[FACT CHECK] Unpacking levels of child sexual abuse in SA
Africa Checks looks at the claim by an SA activist that a quarter of girls and 17% of boys would be sexually abused before their 18th birthday.
[FACT CHECK] No evidence for SA government’s ‘truly amazing’ house delivery rate
Africa Checks looks into Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's claim that government has built about 1,200 houses a day.
[FACT CHECK] Is 80% of Africa’s population without electricity?
Africa Check takes a closer look at the claim that the vast majority of Africa’s population been left in the dark.
[FACT CHECK] Does rooibos tea reduce stress hormones, helping you lose weight?
Africa Check asks if studies support this claim by the South African Rooibos Council.