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South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada breaks awards record

Social media was buzzing this week with well wishes pouring in for the 2016 South African Cricketer of the Year, Kagiso Rabada. The 21-year-old...
South Africans urged to support the 2016 Community Survey

South Africans urged to support the 2016 Community Survey

South Africans are being urged to open their doors to fieldworkers - more than 10 000 of them - going into communities to gather information from 1.3-million households for Statistics South Africa’s 2016 Community Survey, an essential tool in service delivery.
More people visit South Africa over festive season

More people visit South Africa over festive season

Statistics over the festive period show that there was a 7.6% increase in visitor arrivals to South Africa compared to the same period last year. Some of the top visiting nations to the country were Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland, Botswana, US and UK.

Young South Africans plan to stay at home

The youth are our future, and in South Africa, that future wants to stay at home. Less than 10% of South Africans under the age of 24 planned to migrate to another country, a Brand South Africa survey has found.

Nampak to invest R4bn in glass business

South Africa’s economy grows by 4.1%

South Africa's Gross Domestic Product increased by 4.1% in the fourth quarter of 2014, Stats SA announced on Tuesday, accelerating much more than the markets expected - thanks largely to higher production in the manufacturing sector.
Criminal justice revamp 'under way'

Bank, cash-in-transit robberies down

Bank robberies and cash-in-transit heists dropped sharply in South Africa in 2012/13, according to the latest national crime statistics. Vehicle hijackings and burglaries, however, increased compared to the year before - even though they remained well down compared to nine years ago.

Down the !Gariep River by kayak

Three Cape Town scientists paddled more than 2 000km from its source in the Lesotho highlands, across the continent, and ended with the fishermen of Alexander Bay. They came back with great stories and vital data for conservation, botany and climate change.
Paddling through Northern Cape paradise

Africa's vulnerable go unseen: Zuma

Africa’s vulnerable go unseen: Zuma

African's most vulnerable people are unseen and unaccounted for because there is no official record of their existence, President Jacob Zuma said at the 2nd Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Conference in Durban.
Govt to speed up compensation fund

Formal employment on the up

Employment in South Africa's formal non-agricultural sector grew slightly between the third and fourth quarters of last year, Statistics SA reports.
SA private equity breaks R100bn mark

Fewer companies bite the dust

Fewer companies closed down in September 2011 compared to the same month last year, Statistics South Africa reports.


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