It's been a long, hard and expensive slog, but next week former president Jacob Zuma will finally get what he's always wanted: his day in court.
Stats SA has asked community members not to jump to conclusions while their staff conduct mini-census field work, following a threat to one of their staffers who was accused of child trafficking when speaking to a minor in Langa, Cape Town.
A budget shortfall at Statistics South Africa could have a negative impact on the quality of official statistics for the country, Parliament has warned.
Manufacturing production declined 1.1% from a year earlier, compared with a revised 3.6% fall in June, according to Stats SA.
Those South Africans who have jobs should never rest while so many of their compatriots are out of work, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Retail-sales growth beat expectations for a second straight month in May, boding well for an economy that contracted in the first quarter.
While South Africa has one of the world's largest gold reserves, it is no longer the biggest producer on the continent, having lost its gold crown to Ghana.
The local currency is at its weakest level in eight months, as a debate about the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank, predictions of a recessions and the global trade war take their toll.
The decline is the biggest quarterly fall in SA's economic activity since the start of 2009, when the economy tumbled under strain from the global financial crisis, says Stats SA.
The Statistician-General's final report reveals that there was a negligible risk of double voting in the May 8, 2019 National and Provincial elections.
The country's unemployment rate was 27.1% at the end of the fourth quarter of 2018.
South African factory output shrank for a third straight month in August.
There has been an increase in the number of people reporting at least one sexual offence to the SA Police Service, according to the Victims of Crime report.
The annual producer price inflation (final manufacturing) was 4.9% in July 2019, down from 5.8% in June 2019, according to Statistics SA.
Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busisiwe Mavuso said while government’s catalytic investments aimed at kick-starting the economy were well-intentioned, they were no substitute for organic investment from the private sector.
Mining production decreased by 1.5% year-on-year in May 2019, says Statistics SA.
This is the biggest year-on-year percentage change in the volume of manufacturing production since June 2016.
South Africa's steel and metal sector has pleaded with President Cyril Ramaphosa to show bold leadership in place of "soothing words" after Stats SA reported a shock 3.2% fall in the country's quarterly GDP on Tuesday morning.
Since early May economists have been predicting that SA's economy would contract in the first quarter of 2019, caused by a combination of depressed expenditure and investment, weak demand and the impact of load shedding.
South Africa's unemployment rate increased to 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019, Stats SA announced on Tuesday morning.
Statistics South Africa announced a continued slide in local data mining production for January, though mineral sales spiked by over 20% year-on-year due to a strong increase in platinum group metals.
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