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15 Dec 2020 | Pandemic fully unmasks South Africa's scourge of booze abuse

As much as 30% of our population has either succumbed to alcoholism or is in danger of going that way. Only two countries in Africa and five in the wo...

15 Dec 2020 | SA breaks ice on climate change after Cabinet approves Antarctic and Southern Ocean Strategy

South Africa’s Antarctic and Southern Ocean Strategy (ASOS), a landmark move to implement the Antarctic Treaties Act, has been approved by Cabin...

14 Dec 2020 | Dr Sizulu Moyo on Radio 702

HSRC conducts survey on spread of Covid-19 on The John Perlman Show, Radio 702To listen to the interview online please click here...

14 Dec 2020 | HSRC conducting antibody testing survey on coronavirus

While South Africa has to grapple with the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is well underway with work ...

14 Dec 2020 | HSRC conducts COVID 19 antibody test - Dr Sizulu Moyo

As South Africa grapples with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic the Human Sciences Research Council is conducting antibody tests to determine h...

14 Dec 2020 | National COVID-19 study underway

Women’s economic justice critical in realising AU’s Agenda 2063 When South Africa assumed the Chair of the African Union, President Cyril...

14 Dec 2020 | South Africa is in the grips of a second coronavirus wave - Dr Sizulu Moyo

Today (11 December, 9:52) we're seeing an increase of over 8,000 new infections. But, could that number be even higher? eNCA speaks to the Human Scien...

14 Dec 2020 | The matric party's over as second wave of Covid-19 hits SA

As of Thursday, 836,764 Covid-19 cases have been reported, 8,166 of them new. This week the health minister confirmed South Africa is experiencing a s...

11 Dec 2020 | DCES's Tim Hart to co-lead prestigious UKRI COVID-19 research concerning persons with disabilities in South Africa

Following National Disability Rights Awareness Month in South Africa, we are pleased to announce that an international consortium of researchers and d...

11 Dec 2020 | South Africa: Covid-19 - Blood Tests to Be Conducted On 19,000 People in Nine Provinces

Blood samples are to be taken from up to 19,000 people across all provinces, in the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) two-phase nationwide Covid-...