HSRC In The News


19 Oct 2017 | Is your business doing enough to support LGBT staff?

While progress and strides have certainly been made when it comes to workplace equality, many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees ...

12 Oct 2017 | Gauteng's metros are driving growth and investment

Gauteng province covers just 1.4% of South Africa’s land mass but it produces about a third of South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP)...

11 Oct 2017 | Surely good scholarship means having our perspectives challenged?

If universities of the future are to be relevant and contribute to building an inclusive, just society, one that nurtures reflection and deep learning...

6 Oct 2017 | Bring our girls back

A young woman in South Africa is four times more likely to be HIV positive than her male counterpart – a staggering statistic given South Africa...

4 Oct 2017 | Desperate teachers cry out for help

Northern Cape – Difficult working conditions, poor community support, responsibilities far beyond their job descriptions – these are among...

3 Oct 2017 | More than half of diabetics unaware they have killer disease

South Africa’s diabetes time bomb is much bigger than previously thought.Related articlesAlmost one in five (18.9%) people over 40 have diabetes...

28 Sep 2017 | Africa Check: Are SA pupils the 'most bullied' in the world?

South African pupils are “the most bullied kids in the world”, according to the country’s education minister. The Africa Check team ...

27 Sep 2017 | University and college students can now access PrEP drug

For the first time, university and college students will be able to access the HIV prevention medication, Truvada. The Times reports that this was ann...

18 Sep 2017 | Land Reform: A Broken Ladder

Rural land reform is a political lightning rod in South Africa. Much of President Jacob Zuma’s populist capital has been built on the back of th...

18 Sep 2017 | Urbanisation And Food Security: The Fat Truth

It’s been 10 years since humanity passed a critical milestone in its relationship with nature. A decade ago, the UN declared that, for the first...