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18 Jan 2022 | No, Minister Sisulu, the fault does not lie with our courts or the Constitution

By Narnia Bohler-Muller and Gary Pienaar Minister Lindiwe Sisulu’s opinion mischaracterises the concept of the rule of law as no different from...

6 Jan 2022 | Harambee: The Spirit of Innovation in Africa

Full title: Harambee Subtitle: The spirit of innovation in Africa Authors: Mike Bruton Publication: November 2021 ISBN (soft cover): 978-1-928246-...

6 Jan 2022 | World Champions: The Story of South African Rugby

Full title: World Champions Subtitle: The Story of South African Rugby Author: Jonty Winch Publication: November 2021 ISBN (soft cover): 978-1-928...

21 Dec 2021 | Activist civil society crucial to realise UBIG

The Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD) is likely to end with no commitment towards introducing a basic income grant. This traps millions dependent ...

21 Dec 2021 | HSRC interns recognised for idea to enhance young people's participation in HIV research

The legal age of informed consent in research aims to protect young people. With few exceptions, minors are required to obtain permission from their g...

15 Dec 2021 | SA science shines, despite sharp fall in R&D expenditure

The Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators of the Human Sciences Research Council announces the release of the results of the 2019/2...

13 Dec 2021 | South Africans in rural areas most supportive of vaccine mandates

A recent University of Johannesburg and HSRC survey found that South Africans are split over the issue of vaccine mandates and vaccine passports. What...

8 Dec 2021 | English-isiXhosa mathematics dictionary reveals applications in every-day Xhosa life

A new illustrated mathematics dictionary defines maths terms in English and in isiXhosa, to make maths more accessible and familiar to South African s...

7 Dec 2021 | HSRC - USAf Awards

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29 Nov 2021 | HSRC to present the findings of the South African National COVID-19 Antibody Survey (NCAS)

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