HSRC In The News


9 Mar 2020 | Civil Society Watch, 9-16 March 2020

Respected British journalist Gary Younge recently wrote:“The media’s role is to inform and tell the truth. I don’t believe in object...

9 Mar 2020 | OPINION | When executives are corrupt, it seems no one sees the iceberg dead ahead

When you hear of financial mismanagement, very often the story is about a rogue leader (think Marcus Jooste of Steinhoff) or a small group of executiv...

9 Mar 2020 | The Week ahead: Question Time & Joint Sitting

Question Time is the main business in the National Assembly (NA) chamber this week. The practice of oral questions is an established part of the parli...

4 Mar 2020 | MSWSA: Financial literacy critical to nation building

The importance of being financially savvy cannot be underestimated especially against the backdrop of a declining economy. For consumers to be able to...

3 Mar 2020 | Ramaphosa cold in face of tribulations facing poor - SAFTU

SAFTU Condemns President Cyril Ramaphosa and big business for being so cold in the face of tribulations facing the working class and poorSAFTU is appa...

2 Mar 2020 | African Union Needs a More Robust Response to Conflict in Cameroon

The violent conflict that erupted in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon in 2016 continues unabated. It was triggered by the government'...

29 Feb 2020 | In Tribute/Taliep Petersen 1950-2006

Great South African artist - director, composer, musician, song man, musical theatre legend; humanist extraordinaireTaliep Petersen was inducted into ...

28 Feb 2020 | Food for thought: Until policy meets action, hunger and poor nutrition will stalk the land

On paper, the South African government has approached food and nutrition security in what appears to be a co-ordinated manner. But in reality, structu...

28 Feb 2020 | Partners aim to build a new society

Thirty years ago today, Nelson Mandela had experienced just over two weeks as a free man after 27 years of imprisonment. From the moment he walked out...

28 Feb 2020 | Does nuclear have a future in South Africa?

Will South Africa ever build a new nuclear power plant (NPP)? Well, and I hope the revelation doesn’t ruin the dramatic flow of my narrative, I ...