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Tracking 8 key areas reveal a country that has made significant strides in certain areas while grappling with persistent issues in others.

Africa has come to dominate long-distance running. No less than 82 of the world’s 100 fastest female runners were born in Kenya and Ethiopia.

Although Shell plans to sell off its service stations and refinery, it will retain its explorative and extractive activities in the Karoo and off the Wild Coast.

Attacks to commercial ships in the Red Sea have led to companies rerouting their vessels around the Cape of Good Hope to avoid the Suez Canal.

Green hydrogen could have a transformative effect on South Africa: it could be used to clean up domestic industries and its export could add billions to the GDP.

South Africa should ideally have 330 forensic pathologists, an expert says. Instead there are only about 50 working in the public sector.

There were just more than 900,000 South Africans living abroad in 2020, with many choosing Australia and New Zealand as their new home.

Although at least 10-million South Africans are at least three months behind on their repayments, the appetite for credit remains high.

It’s not your imagination – chocolate is getting much more expensive. Falling cocoa production, driven by changing weather patterns, is a key reason.

Two decades ago, two of South Africa’s biggest retailers were almost on a par. We take a look at the metrics to see what has changed since then.

One-third of the R437-million in party donations declared to the IEC was made by Durban-born billionaire Martin Moshal and members of the Oppenheimer family.

The French Canal+ is set to be the top satellite TV provider in Africa, while South Africa’s Showmax and US-based Netflix are facing off in the streaming wars.

The number of women being killed is rising. Data we’ve collected for the past 5 years gives insight into who these women were and what happened to them.

Is this year’s fire season in the mother city much worse than in previous years? We take a look at the data from the past 10 years to find out.

Paying for basic services such as transport and electricity can swallow up 60% of a minimum wage, leaving about R1,560 for food and other expenses.

The majority of the 1,300 energy projects registered with South Africa’s national energy regulator between 2018 and 2023 were below 1MW capacity.

The class of 2023 recorded the highest matric pass rate since at least 2009. But fewer learners are finishing school and only a third wrote maths.

Outlier Insights is a new project that makes it easy to view and interrogate datasets – such as 13 years of South African matric results.

And more than half of them have been in the past 20 years.

About 1 in every 4 people living in Gauteng was born in another part of the country.

No early start for 40% of the country’s young children.

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