We mourn the passing of the greatest world leader, Africa's leader, South Africa's leader, our leader. So we mourn. Madiba has passed on. For us the question is what do we do with his legacy, his vision of a united, non racial, non sexist, prosperous South Africa as we mourn.
6 December 2013 - President Jacob Zuma has announced that the former President Nelson Mandela passed away on Thursday evening, 5 December. “Our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding President of our democratic nation has departed,” said the President in a live address to the nation. Madiba passed away peacefully in the company of his family at 8.30pm
The ASSD is an important platform for the African statistical community in its desire to address statistical development on the continent. Through the ASSD, efforts have been consolidated to ensure that all countries in Africa undertook censuses in the 2010 round. The ASSD’s focus for 2011-15 is on improvement of civil registration and vital statistics.
The CPI inflation rate fell for the second consecutive month in October to 5,5% from 6% in September. The drop is mainly because of lower monthly price increases, especially when compared to the same period in 2012.