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8 Feb 2021 | The politics of cultural defiance - exhumations and rural reburials in Covid times

The legacy of the initial ruling by the Covid-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee that bodies should be encased in plastic has been traumatic and catast...

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 | Coronavirus: South Africa conducts National COVID-19 Antibody Survey - Sean Jooste

Sean Jooste - Research Specialist – Human Science Research Council joins Kwena Moabelo. As South Africa finds itself starting to move out of the...

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...

5 Feb 2021 | 80 000 more Covid vaccines set to arrive in SA on Saturday

The second batch of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Covid-19 vaccine is expected to arrive from Belgium in South Africa on Saturday. An SAA plane ...

5 Feb 2021 | Making sure it is possible with science, technology and innovation

The COVID-19 pandemic that has engulfed South Africa and the rest of the world for the past 10 months has highlighted the importance of investments by...

5 Feb 2021 | SOUTH AFRICA SHARES AMBITIONS OF DEVELOPING OWN COVID-19 VACCINE

The COVID-19 pandemic, which has engulfed South Africa and the rest of the world for the past 10 months has highlighted the importance of investments ...

4 Feb 2021 | Scientific research taking SA into the future

The COVID-19 pandemic, which has engulfed South Africa and the rest of the world for the past 10 months has highlighted the importance of investments ...

3 Feb 2021 | Plastic Bodies, Public Policy and Popular Anger in Rural South Africa

A study conducted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and Walter Sisulu University (WSU) for the Eastern Cape Socio Economic Consultative Co...