HSRC In The News


11 Dec 2017 | Basic Education Committee welcomes the decline in teenage pregnancies

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Basic Education has welcomed the declining trend in teenage and learner pregnancies in South Africa.Committe...

11 Dec 2017 | Internship Opporunity at AISA 2017

The Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) in the HSRC undertakes basic, applied and comparative research devoted to the study of Africa development ...

11 Dec 2017 | Why the ANC's next president needs business

According to Professor Ivan Turok of the Human Sciences Research Council, in the excitement to the lead up to the 54th National Conference of the Afri...

8 Dec 2017 | Ailing rural regions hold way too much sway in ANC race

The widening gap between the geography of ANC support and the economic heart of South Africa has gone unnoticed In the ferment surrounding the ANC lea...

7 Dec 2017 | Inclusive innovation means shared development

Inclusive innovation, or innovation for inclusive development, no matter how attractive it sounds, entails an implicit form of exclusion. It should th...

4 Dec 2017 | World AIDS Day: HIV increasing amongst young women

As the world commemorates World AIDS Day on Friday, a study has shown that young female teachers are more vulnerable to HIV than their male counterpar...

2 Dec 2017 | Plodding to our doom

IT may be just us, here at the Mahogany Ridge, but it does appear that the sparkle and fizz, the joie de vivre, that characterised the run-up to Manga...

1 Dec 2017 | World Aids Day: 100% increase in Aids treatment in Cape Town

There has been a 100% increase in the number of patients on antiretroviral treatment at Cape Town clinics in the last five years,  and HIV testin...

29 Nov 2017 | R32bn invested in SA's research and development

South Africa's total contribution towards research and development (R&D) reached R32.3 billion during the 2015/2016 period.This is according to th...

24 Nov 2017 | Poor land governance stifles rural development and have knock-on effects in urban areas

The building in which land records are stored in Mount Frere, a district of the old Transkei, is an iron shack. Rickety wooden shelves are weighed dow...