Read our latest newsletter: South Africa's State of the Nation Address, debate checked & tips on verifying a website -
In his reply to the State of the Nation Address debate, South African President Ramaphosa said there is a ‘big difference’ between black and white unemployment in the country.
When South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his first-ever State of the Nation Address, we fact-checked it live.
Next up, we scrutinise members of parliament as they debate the new president’s speech.
Find their claims and our verdicts here:
South Africa's 2018 State of the Nation Address was delayed for more than a week as the presidency changed hands.
Find out how new President Cyril Ramaphosa fared with his facts as he made his maiden address in our #SONAcheck.
We'll be joining South Africans as they listen to the 2018 State of the Nation Address tonight.
Let us know if you spot any claims that need fact-checking in the comments below.
This isn’t our first State of the Nation Address - we’ve been fact-checking South Africa’s SONA since 2013.
See our previous fact-checks here.
What proportion of South Africans live in poverty? How are the numbers calculated? And who is most vulnerable?
Read this factsheet for a breakdown of the country’s official poverty trends.
Our latest newsletter gives you the facts you need from Nigeria, Kenya and Botswana. Read it below.
Fake news sites can look very convincing.
Read this guide for tools as well as tips to help you check the credibility of a website.
Have Nigerians gotten healthier in the last decade?
For answers to this question, we took a closer look at key health indicators from the latest national survey, including child mortality, malnutrition, adolescent birth rates and HIV prevalence.
Read the factsheet for a breakdown.
Is nearly half of Nairobi's water lost?
Do slum dwellers pay more for water than those living in swanky apartments?
We sieved through two of governor Mike Sonko’s claims about the Kenyan capital’s water supply.
This past week in Nigeria, messages rapidly spread on social media and closed messaging apps that passengers were being killed by Fulani herdsmen on one of Nigeria’s busiest roads.
But reverse image searches show the picture is old and its latest use is misleading.
[From the archive:] South Africa's "Doom pastor" has been found guilty of five charges, including grievous assault.
In case it wasn't obvious, here's why it's a bad idea* to spray the insecticide on someone's face:
(* susceptible people can die of an acute asthma attack if they're not attended to quickly)