One of many comparisons between countries is the size of their economies. In the recent past, a number of people noted that Nigeria had overtaken South Africa as the largest economy on the African continent. Subsequently, articles were written about South Africa being pushed into third place by Egypt, only to regain the silver medal position shortly thereafter.
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AND THE STREETS FELL SILENT: HOW CRIME IMPACTS THE EVERYDAY
“Play is the highest form of research” – Albert Einstein
It has been said that a child’s laughter could simply be the most beautiful sound in the world and that children learn through play. But what happens when children’s opportunities to play are stifled by the reality of crime in their neighbourhoods?
Overturning Verwoerd’s legacy: is this generation better-educated than their parents?
The majority of young people aged 20-34 in South Africa have a higher level of education than their parents. This was just one of the findings from a report on Educational Enrolment and Achievement for 2016, which Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) released recently.
THE UNITED NATIONS WORLD DATA FORUM: THE CONVERSATION CONTINUES
The United Nation World Data Forum Secretariat announced the launch of the "Virtual UN World Data Forum" at http://bit.ly/2jyL4aP. This is a platform that will allow participants of the first UN World Data Forum,
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