Even TV newsrooms sometimes struggle to sort facts from fiction. The goal of the non-profit organisation Africa Check is to provide liability to public statements and statistics.
Building blocks and Post-it notes can change the world - or at least help develop new ideas. At a South2South workshop, creative minds from three continents looked at ways digital technologies can improve people's lives. (21.12.2015)
The Arab Spring happened five years ago but this is not an anniversary to celebrate as Tunisia remains the one success story. But that hope for freedom has inspired some African countries. (17.12.2015)
Thousands of protesters in South Africa are bringing their campaign to social media, calling for President Jacob Zuma to resign as the country celebrates the end of apartheid. (16.12.2015)
Sorting fact from fiction is all in a day's work for the Africa Check team. The independent, non-profit online agency was founded in 2012 with a goal to test public statements and statistics.
It has been 21 years since the dawn of democracy in South Africa. To mark the “coming of age” of the nation, the young writer, Sonwabiso Ngcowa (31), travelled across South Africa collecting the life stories of people born in 1994. In his book 21 at 21, these “born frees” relate their personal journeys, dreams and hopes for the future of the country.
With a successful career overseas Theo Ndindwa returned to his home country South Africa. His mission: Providing opportunities for the youth in disadvantaged communities.
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