The 2015 World Happiness Report has been published, and South Africa doesn't even make it into the the top 10 countries in Africa.
South Africa's gender wage gap is among the world's worst, with women earning a third less on average than men.
Oil has driven up the price of office and residential space in the continent's commercial cities.
There are some big surprises in the most recent tax statistics, but there's no escaping the endemic disparities in income everywhere.
We looked at the data to see if Zuma had lived up to promises he made in the seven speeches leading up to this year's State of the Nation address.
Economic growth is slower than expected, government debt is rising. Here’s what the new finance minister plans to do about it.
President Jacob Zuma received more than 140 gifts this past year, including boxes of fruit and Nguni cattle. But money for Nkandla? Mum's the herd.
Who earns how much and what exactly do we spend it on?
What does the government do with its inconveniently placed DGs? Banish them to the State Information Technology Agency, of course.
A high turnover of government’s senior civil servants has led to poor performance and as much as R44-million a year for them to twiddle their thumbs.