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26 Feb 2021 | Research on GBV: HSRC & DSI briefing

The Committee met virtually with the Department and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) to receive a briefing on the research survey into gende...

16 Feb 2021 | Architect David Adjaye builds an African future

Economic and social inequality in South Africa is repeatedly reported as being the highest in the world. Spatial inequality, in particular, continues ...

8 Feb 2021 | Why it's right to call Israel an 'apartheid state'

The popular and largest human rights organisation in Israel B’Tselem, published a detailed report which concluded that Israel is in fact an apar...

6 Feb 2021 | New report raises concern over undetected TB in communities

South Africa has a high TB burden with 35-44 age group year and over 65-year-olds accounting for the largest prevalence.  The country’s fir...

6 Feb 2021 | The First National TB Prevalence Survey - South Africa 2018

South Africa (SA) is one of the 30 high burden tuberculosis (TB) countries contributing 87% of the estimated incident TB cases worldwide, on its own S...

2 Feb 2021 | Leadership in Question Part 10: What can we learn from Chris Hani's leadership qualities?

“Life was quite harsh for us and we went through some hard times as our mother had to supplement the family budget through subsistence farming; ...

22 Dec 2020 | Deputy Minister Buti Manamela: Science Forum South Africa

Firstly, the Minister invited Forum participants to, through their participation in the various science policy debates, provide input for the finalisa...

7 Dec 2020 | Renowned SA scientists, Profs Quarraisha and Salim Karim to address opening of SFSA 2020

Media alert issued by the Department of Science and Innovation Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) 2020 will open on Wednesday, 9 December with South A...

3 Dec 2020 | The disabling and enabling effects of COVID-19

Today, 3 December 2020, is International Day of Persons with Disabilities around the world. It also marks the conclusion of South Africa’s Disab...

19 Nov 2020 | US-Africa relations: Biden needs to focus on economic policies and diplomacy rather than China-Africa relations

By Funeka Yazini AprilWhile US president-elect Joe Biden has favoured greater US engagement with Africa to counter growing Chinese influence on the co...