HSRC In The News


5 Sep 2019 | Experts Sound Warning On Government's Failure To Deal With Xenophobia

Experts have warned of the creation of divisive and destructive politics should the government not deal with rising anti-immigration sentiments.They s...

5 Sep 2019 | Prejudice against immigrants cuts across class and race

The most common solution believed by South Africans to deal with xenophobia is to expel immigrants, research by the Human Sciences Research Council (H...

4 Sep 2019 | Sorrow is not enough to fix ourselves and our country

I am heartbroken for the families and friends of the women and girls murdered, depressed at the fate of employees and owners of businesses ruined by x...

4 Sep 2019 | StatsSA & AGSA on their mandates and recent developments

The Committee was briefed by Auditor General SA on its new mandate that gives it the ability to refer cases, recommend remedial action and issue certi...

4 Sep 2019 | Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens

This is an edited extract from a chapter in the recently published The state of the nation: poverty & inequality: diagnosis, prognosis and respons...

3 Sep 2019 | Comment sortir de la crise meurtrière qui déchire le Cameroun?

Felix Agbor Balla Nkongho, avocat camerounais de premier plan et militant reconnu pour son combat en faveur des droits humains, a été in...

3 Sep 2019 | Xenophobia in South Africa: A Brotherhood destroyed?

Despite Nigeria’s solid support for the freedom of black South Africans from the shackles of Apartheid, South Africans have continued to curious...

26 Aug 2019 | #HASA2019: NHI is a work in progress

Despite a campaign from various quarters to undermine the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI), Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize said it is "not a mo...

25 Aug 2019 | What it would take to break the impasse in Cameroon's deadly crisis

Felix Agbor Balla Nkongho is a leading Cameroonian lawyer and award-winning human rights advocate. Nkongho was detained for nine months for taking par...