17th November: Africa Fact Check Round-Up

Here is today’s roundup of fact-checks across Africa:

 

Claim: South African student aid scheme NSFAS is requiring 75% pass mark from students

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Africa Check

 

Claim: The candidate in the Anambra state governor race didn’t get 350,000 votes in his party’s primary election

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Africa Check

 

Claim: Zapiro cartoon gets the numbers right

Verdict: TRUE

Source: Africa Check

 

Claim: A Facebook post appearing to show a bus bomb explosion in Uganda

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Pesa Check

 

Claim: A Facebook image claiming to show Daniel Kibret, a social affairs advisor to the Ethiopian prime minister

Verdict: FALSE

Source: Pesa Check

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