Fact-checkers from Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Senegal took the top honours in the 2021 African Fact-Checking Awards.
ANALYSIS: South African minority party right to be worried over North West crime stats, but lockdown skewed numbers
A Freedom Front Plus leader in North West said the murder rate for the province nearly doubled from 2020 to 2021. Is he right?
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Africa Check’s Know the Facts Get the Vax multimedia series answers common questions about Covid vaccines.
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ANALYSIS: As Tanzania changes tack on Covid-19, leaders have role to play in pushing accurate information
Tanzanians have struggled to keep up with policy changes as the country goes from no plans for Covid vaccines to pushing mass vaccination.
PRESS RELEASE: New international study shows fact-checks significantly reduce belief in misinformation
The comparative study is among the first to examine fact-checking effectiveness from a cross-country perspective.
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African elephants' contact with poachers is causing dramatic changes to their physiology.
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What are Nigerian doctors' grievances? And why do they leave the country in such high numbers?
We’ve launched a new programme to spread accurate information to a wider audience across our continent – welcome to our Fact Ambassadors!
This slogan from a recent protest in South Africa’s largest city may grab attention, but little data there is so far firmly contradicts it.
Charges were laid at a Johannesburg police station in April, accusing South African president Cyril Ramaphosa of serious crimes from rackete...
A new study argues for an expanded definition of media literacy.
Since 2016, the 11 countries we studied nearly doubled their laws and regulations on misinformation. There is little to show for it.
Take our quiz on crime and justice in Africa. Can you get a perfect score?
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, we should be more health-conscious. Take our quiz and find out how much you know about health in Africa....