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5 Mar 2021 | Experts weigh in on the SA economy ahead of the Budget Speech 2021

Sharon Smulders, Dr.Peter Jacobs and Eddie Rakabe join Ayanda Nyathi to unpacks SA's economy and the official unemployment figure rising to 32.5% ahea...

5 Mar 2021 | Policy options for sustainable and equitable macroeconomic reconstruction

The Human Sciences Research Council held a webinar at the back of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address discussing policy opti...

5 Mar 2021 | SA's Economic Trouble - Rebuilding the strained economy

South Africa was facing an economic crisis even before the COVID-19 pandemic. And, strategies like the National Development and the Economic recovery ...

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...

4 Mar 2021 | Address - Minister of Higher Education

Prof. Priscilla Reddy is a behavioural science and health promotion specialist, and is currently the Strategic Lead: Health and Wellbeing in the Human...

4 Mar 2021 | Sport's view of the week

OF late there have been protests from community members from different communities of Limpopo and all indications revolve around service deliveries ra...

3 Mar 2021 | Investing R68 million towards Covid-19 research and development activities

The Department of Higher Education, Science and Innovation has been hard at work since the 2020 State of the Nation Address (SONA) to implement what P...

3 Mar 2021 | SA mining firms, Govt. and unions will not drop the ball on Covid-19 vaccinations

To misquote Mark Twain, reports of supposed anti-vaxxer sentiment in mining have been greatly exaggerated, without sound knowledge or any discernable ...

1 Mar 2021 | 'People are left with the bare bones' as food, fuel and electricity price hikes bite

Cash-strapped consumers face tough times as food prices increase, petrol prices rise and a looming hike in the cost of electricity is on the cards. M...

1 Mar 2021 | Depression, anxiety increased among South Africans

The council has conducted a number of major population representation surveys to determine the social and psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemi...