HSRC In The News


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...

22 Aug 2019 | #PODCAST: Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) all set to conduct a joint TB and HIV pilot study in KwaZulu-Natal

The Human Sciences Research Council and its partners will be conducting a joint TB and HIV pilot study in KwaZulu-Natal. Shandir Ramlagan, Senior Rese...

22 Aug 2019 | HSRC to host a dialogue against exploitation of women in KZN farms

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in partnership with the Association of Rural Advancement (AFRA) will hold a dialogue focusing on the exploi...

16 Aug 2019 | #FeesMustFall campaign a 'big success'

The #FeesMustFall uprising of 2015 was a great success and had a massive impact in the higher education sector, stakeholders said yesterday.The goal a...