On the day of release, the crime stats were at least six months out of date, meaning the current crime situation could be very different.
A DA MP has claimed that South Africa's new police minister dropped out of high school and has no further education. Only part of the claim is true.
Africa Check decided to have a little fun, trawling newspapers and news websites for the best, and worst, April Fools' Day news stories.
President Jacob Zuma celebrated his government's achievements in his fifth State of the Nation address. How did he fare?
An official CV for North West Premier Thandi Modise contains a number of false claims and glaring factual inaccuracies, discovered Africa Check.
Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has thrown her weight behind controversial calls for the legalisation of trade in rhino horn.
Confronted by the evidence, the country rounds on those trying to force it to stop the trade.
A disturbing bloody video has called into question the decision to drop charges against an alleged rhino poaching syndicate.
In an edited extract from his book Killing for Profit, Julian Rademeyer offers a glimpse into two sides of the complicated battle in the bush.
Vietnam has failed to sign a law-enforcement and biodiversity agreement with South Africa aimed at curbing escalating levels of rhino poaching.