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Did Zuma get his Sona facts straight?

From load-shedding to HIV, how accurate were President Jacob Zuma's claims during his State of the Nation address last week?

Are 41% of South African college students HIV positive?

Africa Check dissects a report claiming that the HIV prevalence rate among students is nearly four times the national estimate.

Is SA the world’s third-best solar location?

A Greenpeace meme that went viral on Facebook depicted South Africa as the third-best solar location globally. But how do you measure and rank that?

Crisis? What crisis? Africa Check tests Free State health claims

With last year's provincial medical services data now available, Africa Check questions the Free State health's assertions of "significant progress".

Has President Jacob Zuma’s government done ‘a good job’?

Minister Jeff Radebe has written a detailed article defending President Jacob Zuma's achievements. Africa Check fact-checked his claims.

2014 in review: Ebola, Boko Haram, elections and dodgy data

From Boko Haram's insurgency and the Ebola nightmare, to quack cures and dodgy data, Africa Check investigated dozens of claims in African countries.

2014: A turbulent year in SA politics

It's been a stormy year for SA politics. Africa Check looks back at dodgy data, political spin, false claims, bogus qualifications and conspiracies.

Public versus prison healthcare: What are the facts?

Deputy Minister of Correctional Services Thabang Makwetla claims that prisoners in SA have access to better healthcare. Africa Check investigates.

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