A recent article suggested that single South Africans can live longer by getting married, based on Statistics SA mortality data.
Africa Check debunks a bogus news story spreading myths about medical male circumcision after Bhekisisa sounds the alarm.
The size of South Africa's super-sized sweet tooth may be over-stated
Africa Check digs into the data to reveal the surprising truth behind the widely cited statistic
With last year's provincial medical services data now available, Africa Check questions the Free State health's assertions of "significant progress".
Deputy Minister of Correctional Services Thabang Makwetla claims that prisoners in SA have access to better healthcare. Africa Check investigates.
Do single people wind up dead sooner in South Africa?
Fake news alert: Medical male circumcision not linked to penile cancer
Fact Check: Are South Africans the 8th highest sugar consumers in the world?
Fact Check: No, SA does not weigh in as the world’s 3rd most obese nation
Crisis? What crisis? Africa Check tests Free State health claims
Public versus prison healthcare: What are the facts?
The loss of one of SA’s most longstanding HIV activists comes when politics and dwindling resources are pitting stalwarts against each other.
Decriminalising sex work could help avert almost half of all new HIV infections globally among workers and clients in the next 10 years.
Crime stats released in 2015 reported a drop in rape cases, but experts say this is because fewer people are bothering to report rapes to the police.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.