HSRC In The News


6 Aug 2019 | The fourth industrial revolution risks leaving women behind

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is, ostensibly, upon us. The term was coined in 2016 by Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the World...

29 Jul 2019 | South Africa's population increases by 900 000

The South African population has risen to 58.8 million from 2018’s 57. 9 million, figures released by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) Statisti...

29 Jul 2019 | South Africans are upbeat about new technologies, but worried about jobs

Powerful new technologies are emerging that will continue to affect individuals in multiple ways. This has led to references to a Fourth Industrial Re...

28 Jul 2019 | KZN' multi-sectoral task team's progress report on homelessness out

Six key focus areas have been identified by the task team to adequately deal with the issue of homelessness which includes: shelters, targeted service...

27 Jul 2019 | South Africans are terrified of machines stealing their jobs

Powerful new technologies are emerging that will continue to affect individuals in multiple ways. This has led to references to a Fourth Industrial Re...

22 Jul 2019 | President did not need to disclose CR17 funds says advocate

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday that he would seek a judicial review of the Public Protector's findings against him. Capetalk interviewe...

19 Jul 2019 | The quest for the (vaginal) ring

The HIV prevention tablet is now available in South Africa. But, as the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism reports,  popping a pill every day...

30 Jun 2019 | R200k later, let's move on from Agrizzi's racism?

Racist Vicki Momberg’s attempts to overturn her two-year jail sentence failed on Friday in the Johannesburg High Court.She now has 30 days to pe...

21 Jun 2019 | Education in South Africa: hits and misses over the past 25 years

Education in South Africa: hits and misses over the past 25 years by HSRC's Vijay Reddy and Ncamisile Zulu State of the Nation addresses are deliver...

20 Jun 2019 | Education in South Africa: hits and misses over the past 25 years

State of the Nation addresses are delivered at the start of South Africa’s parliamentary year. They focus on the current political and socio-eco...