HSRC In The News


18 Jan 2019 | Beyond beds: Leveraging the South African urban university

By Leslie Bank, Mark Paterson and Jean-Paul Addie Beds, it would seem from a cursory reading of the South African business press, are a major issue a...

13 Jan 2019 | South Africa: Ramaphosa Sets Out a Bold Vision for South Africa. but Can He Pull It Off?

As South Africa heads for the polls in a few months time in its sixth democratic election, political party electioneering has begun in earnest.Preside...

13 Jan 2019 | Is Ramaphosa offering solutions or just 'nuggets of hope'?

The vision articulated by Ramaphosa has the seeds for galvanising South Africans to get back on the right path. It urgently needs a plan to make it ha...

8 Jan 2019 | Urban-rural collaboration part of the recipe for balanced development

To mark the 40th anniversary of its opening-up policy, China hosted an international forum to share the lessons of its metamorphosis from an impoveris...

14 Dec 2018 | "I didn't think it was necessary to use condoms because I was only 15"

There’s a wooden cupboard against one wall and a container with odds and ends in the corner. A black plastic toy motorcycle is on its side in th...

12 Dec 2018 | Resistance to second-line ARTs increasing in SA

An increasing number of HIV patients in the Western Cape and other parts of South Africa are experiencing resistance to second-line antiretroviral the...

11 Dec 2018 | South Africa: Policy Brief 32 - How Civil Society Can Strengthen the Capacity of South Africa's Parliament

There is often a disconnect between government and ordinary citizens being heard and represented in government structures, processes and decision-maki...

10 Dec 2018 | South Africa: Policy Brief 31 - Democratising South Africa's Parliament

The role of effective and representative democratic structures, processes and institutions are vital in ensuring efficient service delivery and democr...

2 Dec 2018 | State of Fathers Report: The evolving approach to paternal absence

In July 2018 the first State of South Africa’s Fathers report was released by civil society group Sonke Gender Justice and its MenCare initiativ...

2 Dec 2018 | State of Fathers Report: The evolving approach to paternal absence

In July 2018 the first State of South Africa’s Fathers report was released by civil society group Sonke Gender Justice and its MenCare initiativ...