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
Fake AIDS "cures" have been the bane of activists fighting for treatment. We discovered a new one and checked in on some we've debunked before.
Available data shows significantly higher investment by public and philanthropic institutions in TB research than by the pharmaceutical industry.
A roundup of fake AIDS 'cures': Angel Zapper, Garani MW1, Topvein, SF 2000
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
Pharma funding for TB research four times less than government funding
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.