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Fact-checking research

Africa Check publishes independent fact-checking research and evaluations to increase the understanding of the impact of fact-checking, promote fact-checking research in Africa, and develop evidence-based approaches in the field.


Since 2016, we’ve commissioned the following independent evaluations:

Research briefs

Africa Check, Chequeado and Full Fact draw on a year-long research project to help fact-checkers tackle misinformation more effectively. You can read more about the research programme here.

The research papers can be downloaded below:

Health misinformation reports

A quarterly collection of potentially harmful heath claims that circulated on various platforms in Nigeria.

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