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Sintha Chiumia

Sintha Chiumia

    Are 60% of SA's sex workers HIV positive?
    Are 60% of SA's sex workers HIV positive?
    The claim, which has been widely reported in recent weeks, stems from a press conference earlier this month in which 
    Do a third of SA women have a baby by 19?
    Do a third of SA women have a baby by 19?
    More than a third of South African women become mothers by the age of 19, a KwaZulu-Natal health department official claimed recently.
    Do a third of SA women have a baby by the time they are 19?
    Do a third of SA women have a baby by the time they are 19?
    More than a third of South African women become mothers by the age of 19, a KwaZulu-Natal health department official ...
    Has the ANC moved South Africa forward?
    Has the ANC moved South Africa forward?
    Researched by Kate Wilkinson, Nechama Brodie and Sintha Chiumia
    Zuma's 2014 State of the Nation address fact-checked
    Zuma's 2014 State of the Nation address fact-checked
    By their very nature, State of the Nation addresses are tricky to fact check. They are written by committees, the product of many hands and input...
    Is Facebook post that SA is worse off now than 19 years ago true?
    Is Facebook post that SA is worse off now than 19 years ago true?
    Earlier this month a list of...
    Do 12 Africans die of hunger every minute?
    Do 12 Africans die of hunger every minute?
    A senior food and nutrition adviser to the New Partnership for Africa's Development (Nepad), the development arm of the African Union, has...