How many orphaned children are there in South Africa? Figures range from 3.4-million to nearly 4-million. Some projections have suggested figures as high as 5.2-million.
Factsheets and guides
South Africa has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world. This factsheet looks at how unemployment is measured.
The West African Ebola epidemic, the worst in the history of the disease, has focused international attention on sub-Saharan Africa in 2014 – and rightly so, given the virulence and rapid spread of the virus. Yet other deaths in the region dwarf those of the virus.
All the facts: who qualifies for the new Zimbabwean Special Dispensation permit (ZSP), what the application requirements are and what it will cost.
Towns in Nigeria’s northeast have been overrun by Boko Haram militants in recent weeks. But who are the group and what do they want? The author of a forthcoming book explains.
How much do South Africa’s 35 ministers and 37 deputy ministers cost the taxpayer every year? We took a look.