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[LISTEN] Most common incorrect 'facts' about SA

Senior researcher at Africa Check Kate Wilkinson and 702 presenter Azania Mosaka discuss commonly accepted claims about South Africa.

JOHANNESBURG - Senior researcher at Africa Check Kate Wilkinson and 702 presenter Azania Mosaka discuss commonly accepted claims such as 80% of South Africans consult traditional healers.

Wilkinson says these claims are sometimes called false facts.

“There’s such a strong-held belief that these claims are true. But, when you start doing a little digging, looking at the numbers and speaking to experts you discover that somethings, which are the basis of our beliefs and the way we understand ourselves, is not based on sound research and there’s no data to back them up.”

For more information listen to the audio above.

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