HSRC In The News


27 May 2019 | South Africa: Quick Read - South Africa's 2019 Election in Numbers

How many registered voters didn't turn up? What was striking about the youth vote? We pull up a few numbers from the 8 May election.People snap up the...

27 May 2019 | State of the Nation 2018: Prof Crain Soudien interview

Poverty and Inequality – Diagnosis, Prognosis and Response State of the Nation 2018 covers a diversity of perspectives that highlight the inter...

26 May 2019 | Paper by South African academics raises spectre of racism in the academy

At the end of March this year, an article claiming that “coloured” women in South Africa have low cognitive functioning was published in t...

22 May 2019 | Is Pan Africanism still relevant

SAfm's Songezo Mabece spoke to Prof Simphiwe Sesanti – Associate Professor at the Institute for African Renaissance Studies at Unisa – abo...

18 May 2019 | It's easier to get a McDonald's burger than clean water in some rural towns, Africa Utility Week hears

It is easier to get a McDonald's hamburger in some rural South African towns than it is to get clean drinking water, says the Water Research Commissio...

17 May 2019 | International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is observed on 17 May

While millions of LGBTQ people around the world continue to secure their basic human rights and gain visibility, the lives of far too many remain at r...

16 May 2019 | Most voters satisfied following elections, survey finds

Voters were generally highly satisfied with their voting experience in the 2019 national and provincial elections and overwhelmingly believed the elec...

16 May 2019 | Voters satisfied with recent polls

A survey on the recent National and Provincial Elections has found that voters were generally highly satisfied with their voting experience and overwh...

13 May 2019 | Clip of Professor Bohler-Muller's interview on eNCA

To listen to the full interview of Prof Narnia Bohler-Muller please click on link below:...

13 May 2019 | Servier supports angina awareness in South Africa

The cardiovascular disease (CVD) burden in South Africa is increasing among all age groups. It is predicted to become the principle contributor to ove...