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Africa Check Feb 17
📜 Did you know we're a signatory of 's code of principles? 👥 This lets you check the . ➡️ Find out how this works here:
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Africa Check Feb 16
Does this disturbing graphic shared on social media in show the “exact number” of vaccines a baby born in 2019 would be given? We checked if it’s around 100 as claimed.
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Africa Check Feb 16
🇿🇦 South African president Cyril gave his 2020 state of the nation address this week, in which he made a number of claims. Earlier, we looked back at some key claims the presidency has made since 2016. ➡️
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Africa Check Feb 16
💊 Are 40% of the medicines sold in Africa fake? This claim was recently made on social media, triggering concern. But no research backs up the startling statistic. ➡️
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Africa Check Feb 15
has confirmed ’s first case of the . But the virus has not been reported in , despite claims made on social media that “Lagos confirms 9 cases of Coronavirus, 4 deaths”.
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Africa Check Feb 15
Does this disturbing graphic shared on social media in show the “exact number” of vaccines a baby born in 2019 would be given? We checked if it’s around 100 as claimed.
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Africa Check Feb 15
💊 Are 40% of the medicines sold in fake? This startling statistic was recently shared on social media, triggering concern. But - no research backs this up.
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Africa Check Feb 15
🇿🇦 South African president Cyril gave his 2020 state of the nation address this week, in which he made a number of claims. Earlier, we looked back at some of the key claims the presidency has made since 2016. ➡️
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Africa Check Feb 15
With the a global concern, there has also been a flood of misinformation around it. Much of it is being forwarded on social media. So which messages can you delete? Listen to our latest "What’s Crap on WhatsApp?" voice note to find out. ➡️
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Africa Check Feb 14
has confirmed ’s first case of the . But the virus has not been reported in , despite claims made on social media that “Lagos confirms 9 cases of Coronavirus, 4 deaths”.
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Africa Check Feb 14
Replying to @AfricaCheck
UPDATED: Egypt on Friday 14 January confirmed Africa's first case of the coronavirus.
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Africa Check Feb 14
Replying to @AfricaCheck
Get more facts on the economy in our Info Finder tool: . Submit your question by tweeting us using the hashtag
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Africa Check Feb 14
Replying to @WorldBank
, & were considered ’s biggest economies in 2018 based on GDP (current US$). (Source: )
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Africa Check Feb 14
🗣 : What countries have the largest economies in Africa?
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Africa Check Feb 14
🇳🇬 No, the deadly coronavirus has not hit Nigeria, despite claims made on social media that “Lagos confirms 9 cases of Coronavirus, 4 deaths”. There have been no confirmed coronavirus cases or deaths in the country - or anywhere in .
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Noko Makgato Feb 13
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Africa Check Feb 13
😷 Can you get from touching an infected person, dead or alive? No, this is incorrect. But you can get the illness by coming into contact with the bodily fluids of someone who is infected.
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Africa Check Feb 13
💉 Does this disturbing graphic shared on Facebook in show the “exact number” of vaccines a baby born in 2019 would be given? We checked if it’s around 100 as claimed.
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Africa Check Feb 13
📓 [SCAM] A job advert repeatedly posted online claims the Kenya Red Cross has hundreds of jobs available in each of the country’s 47 counties. But there’s a catch.
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Africa Check Feb 13
Replying to @CyrilRamaphosa
For the 2019/20 financial year, there are 1,007 projects: 880 in the planning stage & 127 under construction. The number of completed projects stands at 188. This would bring the total number of completed projects to 975. But the figures remain difficult to verify.
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