ARTICLES RELATING TO AFRICA CHECK

5 facts about femicide in South Africa

2019-09-05 06:08

The murder of a university student in South Africa has led to national soul searching and debate over violence against women. Africa Check summarises the available research on the issue.

FACT CHECK: Do 8 professionals leave South Africa for every one that comes in?

2019-06-26 07:00

A radio show on South Africa’s “brain drain” heard that for every single professional that migrates to the country, eight others leave. But is there a way to prove that this is true? Africa Check reports.

Ramaphosa has trimmed his Cabinet. Here's what taxpayers were coughing up

2019-05-14 14:46

President Cyril Ramaphosa has considerably reduce the size of his Cabinet, from 36 to 28 ministries. This is what 35 ministers and 37 deputies cost you in 2017/2018.

 

FACT CHECK: German national Michael Duerr owns 0.5% – not 57.5% – of SA Reserve Bank

2019-07-23 21:26

Does a citizen of Germany hold a majority stake in South Africa’s reserve bank? While the story of Michael Duerr’s 57.5% shareholding is colourful, it’s nowhere near the truth.

Africa Check wins $50K for its 'What's Crap on WhatsApp?' service

2019-06-05 15:49

SA's Africa Check has received international recognition for its 'What's Crap on WhatsApp?' service.

What's crap on WhatsApp? Now there's a way to fact-check those dodgy viral messages

2019-03-28 05:28

South African WhatsApp users often get bombarded by viral messages making a variety of claims, be it from a neurotic neighbour or a loony relative. Now you can have them fact-checked.

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.