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Launch of HSRC's 50/90 Commemoration and latest release of the book State of the Nation: Poverty and Inequality – Diagnosis, Prognosis and Responses

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Science and Technology Minister Kubayi Ngubane will deliver the keynote address at the joint launch of the HSRC's 50/90 Commemoration and latest release of the book State of the Nation: Poverty and Inequality.

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Prof Narnia Bohler-Muller discusses election satisfaction survey

Social cohesion: The missing link in overcoming violence and inequality?

The aim of this study is to understand the importance of strong social cohesion in the cities of Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro, which suffer from high levels of inequality, poverty, and violence. More info.


21 May 2019 | Pan Africanism, Peace and Security, Sustainable Development and Science and Technology take centre stage at AUR 2019

Pretoria, Monday 20 May 2019 – To revive Pan Africanism that speaks to the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century and drives developme....

10 May 2019 | Discussion on HSRC's flagship new book in its State of the Nation series: Poverty and Inequality

Dr Gerard Hagg discusses the new State of the Nation book on SAFM on Tuesday 7 May 2019. State of the Nation 2018 covers a diversity of perspectives ....

10 May 2019 | The India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum rejuvenated at 15

Panel on contemporary global governance and the role of IBSA: (from left) Prof Uallace Moreira Lima (Brazil); Prof Narnia Bohler-Muller (HSRC, South A....