It is ironic that coal fired power plants contribute to climate change which could result in the malfunctioning of the power plants, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Using population estimates from the UN, we compared countries' populations to those of their largest cities.
Out of 216 babies born within the last three months in 132 villages in Uttarkashi, not a single girl birth has been recorded.
Scientists say there's a spike in dead gray whales along the United States West Coast.
Clem Sunter had a conversation with a member of Generation Z about how she sees the future and it was telling.
As China to lift birth limits in efforts to shift its ageing workforce, analysts remain sceptical.
The health ministry of Poland, which has one of the lowest birth rates in Europe, has put out a short video praising rabbits for producing many offspring.
Gauteng and the Western Cape are expected to see the largest inflow of migrants for the years between 2016 and 2021, says Statistics SA.
South Africa’s population is estimated to be 55.91 million of which 51% are female, according to Statistics South Africa’s mid-year calculations.
The central city population in Cape Town has increased from 750 to almost 7 000 in just over 10 years and demand continues to outstrip supply, a report shows.
The deterioration in natural resources would have the most impact on business in 2024, according to a survey conducted by an accounting body.
The country's population is estimated to have increased to 58.78 million with 15.2 million people living in Gauteng.
Africa’s potential workforce will likely be larger than that of Asia by the end of the 21st century as both continents wrestle with different demographic and economic challenges.
President Magufuli, citing India and China, said having a big population helps build the country's economy.
Low unemployment and rigorous training requirements means ninjas to entertain tourists is in short supply in Iga.
Progress and innovation over the past 20 years alone have changed the world in countless ways, from technology, to politics, to global demographics.
A little-noticed revision of population estimates has dramatically lowered the previously estimated scale of the exodus of white people from South Africa in the first decade of democracy.
South Africa’s population is getting bigger and older and this is going to put pressure on the fiscus in future, said Treasury in its medium-term budget.
An ageing population will place pressure on economic growth and public finances and can influence SA's credit rating, according to a report by ratings agency S&P.
A total of 95 158 whites have left South Africa since 2011, according to a new Statistics SA report. In the same period, 1 067 937 Africans and 40 929 Asians migrated to the country.
Global freedom has suffered a disturbing decline with 60% of the world’s population, or 2.6 billion people, living in countries that are not completely free, according to a report.
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