More than 50,000 sexual offences were recorded in South Africa in 2017/18. It’s been five years since the release of a government report on the reestablishment of sexual offences courts to deal with them. At the start of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign, we take a closer look.
We stack up the continent’s airlines by fleet size, number of employees, revenue, passengers carried and whether they’re making money.
This factsheet summarises statistics for South Africa’s main crimes of public interest during 2017/18.
Each rainy season Nigerians face a higher risk of cholera. Our factsheet looks at what causes these yearly outbreaks, what makes them worse, and what’s being done to prevent them.
Do key indicators give Nigeria’s education system a passmark? Our factsheet looks at the state of early childhood, primary and secondary education in the country.
How many South Africans want land for farming? The answer may depend on how you define farming. We look at five surveys conducted since 1994.
New labour force numbers from Kenya’s national statistics office suggest unemployment is falling. How were they arrived at?
What is autism? What do we know about this developmental disorder in South Africa, and what is still unknown? One thing is for sure: it’s not caused by vaccines.
What are the symptoms of Lassa fever, how does it spread and when is a vaccine expected?
What do we know about wealth in South Africa? In this factsheet, we explain the different ways in which wealth can be measured and also present available data sources.