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Survey lays bare South Africans’ perception of crime

Results of a survey by Stats SA suggest more South Africans believe crime is on the decrease than those who think it's getting worse -- but only just.

The economic week ahead: Hampered by politics

Investors are uncertain whether the eurozone can solve its debt crisis. Will bond markets signal optimism or deepening scepticism in the week ahead?

The week ahead: Technocrats to the rescue

All eyes are due to be on Italy and Greece's new technocratic leaders this week as eurozone investors closely monitor their initial moves.

Census 2011 workers prepare to mop up

After counting 97% of all of South Africa's households, census agents are set to begin "mopping up" ahead of the number-crunching, says Stats SA.

Census and sensibilities: ‘Let suspicion cease’

South Africans wary of letting census workers into their homes should relax, says Stats SA, as all field agents have all been thoroughly vetted.

Working together for the poor

Census will help South Africa meet Millennium Development goals.

Safety and confidentiality are census priority

People will be able to contact the call centre toll free on 0800 110 248 if they have questions about the enumerators or the census questionnaire.

Census benefits more than just government

The mass-scale logistics of a national census can overwhelm the outcome and the benefits derived from the statistical information gathered.

Your guide to the census

Answering the 14-page questionnaire need not be so daunting.

How to find Stats SA

Office, postal and email addresses, phone and fax numbers, and who to call or write to.

The head of the nation’s count

Meet the man who has been tasked with counting everyone in the country.

PPI rises 0.4% year-on-year

South Africa's PPI registered growth of 6.9% year-on-year in May from 6.6% year-on-year in April, Stats SA data showed.


NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders