By the numbers: Waiting for the Covid vaccine

The longer it takes for African countries to vaccinate their populations, the longer the continent will be isolated

By the numbers: Global religious affiliation

There may be 2-billion atheists around the world

By the numbers: Renewable energy shift

By 2025 renewables are estimated to overtake coal to become the largest source of electricity generation worldwide

By the numbers: How children are affected by Covid-19

Children are more likely to be asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic and less likely to end up in hospital

By the numbers: The US stimulus plan

$1.9-trillion (about R28-trillion) is the size of the US Recovery Plan Act signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11

By the numbers: Streaming wars

Which service has the most subscriptions?

By the numbers: Into the third wave

Scientists are warning that the third Covid-19 wave is coming in SA, earlier than expected

By the numbers: Work in the time of Covid

7.2-million people — 32.5% of the working population — are out of work

By the numbers: FirstRand’s half-year earnings

R53.80 is FirstRand's share price - up 72% from its Covid low of R31 in March 2020

By the numbers: Africa’s second wave

The continent is behind in its vaccination rollout, despite a December survey

By the numbers: Top 10 solar consuming countries

5,000MW could be added to the grid if the government raises the self-generation threshold, says business

By the numbers: Earth’s surface

All of the world's countries make up less than one third of our planet's surface

By the numbers: The path to immunity

Here is the provincial breakdown of deaths, recoveries and active cases

By the numbers: The richest clubs in world football

Barcelona and Real Madrid are the richest football clubs in the world

By the numbers: A history of vaccines

The World Health Organisation estimates that vaccines for various viruses and diseases have prevented 10-million deaths between 2010 and 2015 alone

By the numbers: The way forward for SA’s vaccine rollout

Health minister Zweli Mkhize said SA will now be rolling out the Johnson & Johnson vaccine which has been found to be more effective