HSRC In The News


18 Mar 2019 | Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Awards 2019 winners announced

This fourth instalment of the HSS Awards continues to serve as a crucial platform for unearthing new voices and finding South African stories that cas...

7 Mar 2019 | Towards a systemic approach for eradicating poverty and inequality

By Crain Soudien•  Ahead of the 25th commemoration of South Africa’s attainment of democracy, it is all the more important to address ...

5 Mar 2019 | Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane: Africa Tech Week

Remarks by the Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, at Africa Tech Week, Cape Town, 5 March 2019Programme Director;Distinguis...

4 Mar 2019 | Cipla wins portion of state ARV tender

Cipla, South Africa’s third largest pharmaceutical manufacturer, announced that it has been awarded a contractual share of the National ARV Tend...

1 Mar 2019 | No glove, no love. Wrap it up!

The findings of the 2019 South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidents, Behaviour and Communication Survey were released earlier this year by the H...

26 Feb 2019 | Every day is TB awareness day

THE fight against tuberculosis continues.A recent seven-day TB screening programme, organised by Human Sciences Research Council, was able to reach ma...

26 Feb 2019 | Unlocking opportunities through Indigenous knowledge to address current economic challenges

Diverse cultures of South Africa have used indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) for centuries and central to this was the preservation of environment an...

17 Feb 2019 | Electing for Change: Corruption, polls and the need for greater accountability

During his State of the Nation Address, Cyril Ramaphosa took a strong anti-corruption stance, promising to establish a special unit within the NPA to ...

16 Feb 2019 | Activism by Sandton Ratepayers in the 1990s

Prior to the 1994 elections, the National Party controlled both National Government and Provincial Government of the Transvaal. Planning of roads and ...

14 Feb 2019 | Youth don't want to use condoms

THERE has been a remarkable decrease in the use of condoms by young South Africans.Speaking to Cape Talk presenter Africa Melane, Dr Mpumi Zungu of th...