Media and COVID-19


6 Apr 2021 | SA negotiating for Sputnik, Sinovac, Sinopharm vaccines - Mkhize

As the things come firmly together in the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccination programme, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has the least of the worries wit...

30 Mar 2021 | 78% of South Africans will sacrifice select human rights to fight Covid - survey

Research director at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) Dr Benjamin Roberts talks to Lester Kiewit on The Midday Report about the latest surve...

30 Mar 2021 | DUT harm-reduction programme recognised for bold response to pandemic

The initiative was so successful that the eThekwini Municipality has awarded one of its buildings, Bellhaven Memorial in Greyville, for the purposes o...

30 Mar 2021 | Op-ed: Global Covid-19 vaccine race shows why South Africa must prioritize our own research and development

Faced with inadequate access to essential treatments, South Africa must prioritise health research and development. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown ho...

30 Mar 2021 | Survey: ANC, EFF supporters more willing to sacrifice rights during Covid-19

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have revealed the findings of a survey on the impressions of South ...

23 Mar 2021 | Survey shows ignorance about big moments in South Africa's history

Dr Steven Gordon | Senior research specialist at the Human Sciences Research Council To explore the patterns of collective memory in the country, the...

11 Mar 2021 | The role of South Africa's social scientists in COVID-19 responses: why it matters

The effects of COVID-19 have been devastating to economies across the globe. This has been true in South Africa too where the unemployment rate has sh...

8 Mar 2021 | Book Review: Food Insecurity on Campus: Action and Intervention edited by Katharine M. Broton and Clare L. Cady

In Food Insecurity on Campus: Action and Intervention, editors Katharine M. Broton and Clare L. Cady present background research and case studies from...

8 Mar 2021 | Renaming cities: Let's promote the Eastern Cape's rich, hidden history of endorsing the pen over the sword

By Leslie Bank The news that the former settler cities of East London and Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape were getting new names sparked an outcry...

4 Mar 2021 | Renaming cities: Let's promote the Eastern Cape's rich, hidden history of endorsing the pen over the sword

By Leslie Bank The news that the former settler cities of East London and Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape were getting new names sparked an outcry...