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TRi Facts (Pty) Ltd was launched by the continent's leading fact-checking network to share Africa Check’s expertise and experience with you. We offer fact-checking training, verification and research services and consulting with a focus on identifying and communicating facts. 

Since 2012, Africa Check has gathered valuable experience how to fact-check and reach people with accurate and reliable information across the continent. As the team was working towards its vision, they built expertise, not only in fact-checking but other closely related fields, such as training facilitation, research, and communication strategy. We are looking forward to sharing this expertise and experience with you. 

It is not only our professional approach, our thoughtful collaboration with clients or our high quality service - clients are attracted to TRi Facts (Pty) Ltd because we remain a purpose-driven organisation. Our profit is entirely used to support the work of fact-checkers across the continent and essentially to strengthen democracies. We are excited to be working with you as part of our journey. 

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Meet our team

South Africa

Carina van Wyk

Carina van Wyk

TRi Facts head of education & training

Carina van Wyk joined Africa Check in May 2019. Her background is mostly in journalism (print, broadcast and online) but prior to her current position she was head of training at Flow Communications, an integrated communications company in Johannesburg. Carina’s knowledge of the media, experience in managing and conducting training for a variety of South African and international clients in both the public and private sector, and her interest in fact-checking make her perfectly suited for this role. She is currently studying towards a masters degree in journalism and media studies.

Khumo Motaung

Khumo Motaung

Marketing assistant

Khumo Motaung (@MowMotaung) joined Africa Check in February 2018 as editorial and marketing assistant. Khumo is a third year LLB law student at the University of South Africa (UNISA) and holds a certificate in advanced radio from the Wits Radio Academy. She ventured into radio two years ago, producing as well as presenting content for a law-focused talk show on UNISA Radio. She also completed a radio programming internship with Jacaranda FM and VOW FM in 2017, where she gained experience in activations, project management and marketing.



Juliane Hoss

TRi Facts managing executive

Juliane Hoss joined TRi Facts in September 2020. Previously, she worked for a global leading management consulting company in Johannesburg. In her work, she focused on cultural transformation in large organisations and gained experience in the field of private equity. Juliane holds a masters from the department of management at the London School of Economics. She also completed a master of science in psychology during which she led her own research projects. Juliane is passionate about entrepreneurship, education and youth empowerment, and started the non-profit organisation Bridging Gaps in 2013 with the aim of reducing injustices in society.

Aniesha Bulbulia

Aniesha Bulbulia

TRi Facts operations manager

Aniesha Bulbulia (@anieshabulbulia) previously worked at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism (IAJ) as its Business Development Manager, from there she later moved to head the IAJ’s Communications Unit where she collaborated, built and made the department relevant to the needs of modern day journalists and communicators. Her business acumen, organisational skills and interpersonal relationship with clients, delegates and facilitators make her an asset to the organisation. Aniesha is also a facilitator/trainer and a registered assessor with MICT-Seta.