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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.

Official statistics show 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.

As large numbers of properties are turned into short-term rental accommodation for visitors, housing options for local residents decrease.

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