Are 60% of SA’s sex workers HIV positive?

Previous studies to determine how many of South Africa's 150 000 sex workers are HIV positive have been limited in scope, says Africa Check.

Do a third of SA women have a baby by 19?

A health department official has claimed that a third of SA women have a child by 19. The claim is based on data from 1998. Does it hold true?

Do a third of SA women have a baby by the time they are 19?

A health department official, based on data from 1998, has claimed a third of South African women have a child by the age of 19 but does it hold true?

Has the ANC moved South Africa forward?

The ANC says it has a "good story to tell" ahead of the May 7 election. Does the story stand up to scrutiny? Africa Check examines the claims.

Zuma’s 2014 State of the Nation address fact-checked

President Jacob Zuma celebrated his government's achievements in his fifth State of the Nation address. How did he fare?

Is Facebook post that SA is worse off now than 19 years ago true?

Africa Check investigates whether claims in a viral Facebook post about South Africa under the ANC are true. Are we really worse off?

Do 12 Africans die of hunger every minute?

Available data suggests the claim that 12 Africans die of hunger every minute - recently made by a Nepad adviser - is exaggerated.

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world