FactCheckAfrica is an independent fact-checking platform. Our focus is to produce fact-check reports around electoral activities, issues in government, accountability in governance, climate and conflicts in Africa. We believe these thematic areas are important for sustainable development on the continent. Therefore, we are committed to publishing timely reports that shed light on these areas, giving the people facts to make informed decisions. FactCheckAfrica is legally registered as an entity under the umbrella of the Brain Builders Youth Development Initiative (BBYDI), a non-government and non-profit organization.

Our Vision

To apply the best practice of fact-checking to produce important stories that improve the people’s knowledge on public issues.

Our Mission

We seek to uphold the values of accuracy, fairness, transparency, credibility, independence, and accountability. We are guided by the five principles of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN).

Core Values

Accuracy || Integrity || Ethics
Transparency || Professionalist


To produce timely evidence-based reports that would help the people to know the truth so as to be able to make informed decisions and better demand accountability from the government.

What We Stand For

We firmly belief that misinformation on topical issues poses a significant challenge on the African continent. Given our in-depth understanding of these issues, we consider having a platform dedicated to tackling them essential. Our research is rigorous, and our reporting consistently holds high accuracy.

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