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Spectator Index tweet exaggerates Nigeria’s suicide rate

Spectator Index tweet exaggerates Nigeria’s suicide rate

By: Africa Check     28th September 2018 Popular for the facts and figures it tweets, the Spectator Index posted a list of the suicide rates in different countries earlier this year. The... 

 Check the stats, Ramaphosa – 62 people murdered on SA farms & smallholdings last year

Check the stats, Ramaphosa – 62 people murdered on SA farms & smallholdings last year

By: Africa Check     27th September 2018 Speaking in New York, South Africa’s president claimed that farmers are not being killed in his country. Cyril Ramaphosa was commenting on a tweet... 

Yes, neighbourly South Africa helps keep Zimbabwe’s lights on

Yes, neighbourly South Africa helps keep Zimbabwe’s lights on

By: Africa Check     26th September 2018 After an hour and a half of answering questions in parliament, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa wasted little time on a question from the... 

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The National Democratic Revolution Must Resolve The Intimately Inter-connected Land And National Questions!

The National Democratic Revolution Must Resolve The Intimately Inter-connected Land And National Questions!

25th September 2018 We recognise and acknowledge the fact that the matter that has been raised of “land expropriation without compensation” has generated a lot of... 

 Probiotics, A Healthy Gut, and The End Of Processed Food

Probiotics, A Healthy Gut, and The End Of Processed Food

25th September 2018 Let’s be honest. Food is good. 

Number of qualified primary school teachers and grade 6 literacy in Nigeria higher than claimed

Number of qualified primary school teachers and grade 6 literacy in Nigeria higher than claimed

By: Africa Check     18th September 2018 Nigeria’s ailing education system is shown in the bad shape of its public schools, the head of an educational charity said recently. The Nation... 

Biko Legacy As Relevant As Ever

Biko Legacy As Relevant As Ever

17th September 2018 The murder of Bantu Steven Biko at the hands of the apartheid police 41 years ago inflicted a devastating loss not just on the Biko family, but on... 

Tax revenue and development spend: does Kenya’s majority leader get his numbers right?

Tax revenue and development spend: does Kenya’s majority leader get his numbers right?

By: Africa Check     14th September 2018 The leader of the majority party in Kenya’s national assembly wasted no time in trading punches with his TV host as he waded into a national... 

Protecting schools as tools of social cohesion

Protecting schools as tools of social cohesion

14th September 2018 The sad reality is that the legacies of the Apartheid Regime remain deeply entrenched in the everyday lives of South Africans. From the era of our... 

The Value of Views…

The Value of Views…

13th September 2018 At the top of the mountain, on the one side of the N2 passing through Knysna, you have the townships of Knysna overlooking the town with a perfect... 

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