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Every child deserves to be read aloud to

Of paramount importance is the enjoyment of reading, a responsibility that not only rests on the shoulders of educators, but also of parents

382 900: South Sudan and the science of measuring the dead

The death toll from South Sudan’s civil war is nearly eight times higher than previously thought

Dlamini-Zuma: SA needs credible stats for a better life for all

Dlamini-Zuma says it is important to ensure the work of StatsSA remains relevant, and that policymakers and implementers use the data

Letters to the editor: February 17 to 23 2017

Readers write in about maths and science, and dignity and ubuntu.

Lesbian activist’s murder puts spotlight on hate crime; shocking new statistics

Victims are wary of going to the police as they often compound the trauma, research has found.

How to win – without the ball

Super Rugby stats provide an eye-opener but, then again, they are a poor predictor of the future.

Editorial: The good news on death stats

South Africa has one of the fastest-growing diabetes epidemics in the world. But HIV and Aids are reported more truthfully nowadays.

The stats tell stories that are probably best ignored

Statistics offer us a glimpse into the space between reality and history, and, as is well known, those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it.

Why it is wrong to call SA (or any country) the ‘rape capital of the world’

Where is the "rape capital of the world"? Is it SA or the Democratic Republic of Congo? What does the phrase even mean? Africa Check investigates.

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Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

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Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

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Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

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