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21 Feb 2022 | Fed-up SA citizens take to the streets, blaming foreigners for crime and the unemployment crisis

Nhlanhla Lux Dlamini, known as Nhlanhla Lux, is credited for saving Maponya Mall when violence and looting flared across KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng aft...

21 Feb 2022 | Historically disadvantaged universities still lag in R&D

Historically disadvantaged institutions continue to lag previously white institutions in research and development (R&D) despite government interve...

21 Feb 2022 | South Africa should design economic policy based on strengths of regions: here's how

Economists and policy-makers seem to have a blind spot when thinking about how the economy functions and what determines success. Analytical framework...

21 Feb 2022 | WHY SOME SOUTH AFRICANS WILLING TO BE VACCINATED STILL HAVEN'T HAD THE COVID JAB

President Cyril Ramaphosa set a target to get 70% of the country’s adults vaccinated by the end of 2021 but by that time only 39% of adults had ...

16 Feb 2022 | HSRC launches a study into HIV prevalence in South Africa

The Human Sciences Research Council has launched a study into HIV prevalence in South Africa. The study known as South African HIV prevalence, Inciden...

15 Feb 2022 | Study on true impact of Covid-19 on spread of HIV under way

The 6th edition of the South African HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communications survey will this year focus on the impact of Covid-19 on ...

11 Feb 2022 | France, WHO sign new agreement to reinforce health systems against COVID-19

France and the World Health Organization on Wednesday announced a new €50 million contribution agreement that will help countries’ health s...

11 Feb 2022 | Sona 2022: From Thuma Mina to Mea Culpa, South Africa needs an honest and pragmatic meritocracy

SA languishes near the bottom of the table on most metrics as was pointed out by Mark Heywood here in his most recent editorial in Maverick Citizen. S...

11 Feb 2022 | Study reveals Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy decline in SA

South African University of Johannesburg (UJ) in collaboration with the Developmental, Ethical and Capable State research division of the Human Scienc...

10 Feb 2022 | SA'S HOUSEHOLD-BASED HIV STUDY UNDER WAY

The Human Sciences Research Council has launched the 6th South African HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey. A household-bas...