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25 Aug 2020 | Dennis Brutus: South African Literary Giant Who Was Reluctant To Tell His Life Story

This is an edited extract from a new biography about Dennis Brutus, the anti-apartheid activist, poet and author. Brutus died in 2009. The extract rec...

25 Aug 2020 | How the Covid-19 lockdown has affected the health of SA's poor

By Chijioke Nwosu and Adeola OyenubiThe Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked substantial damage on human lives and the economy in South Africa. But the impac...

25 Aug 2020 | Minister Blade Nzimande opens policy forum on state of innovation in South Africa

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Blade Nzimande will this week deliver the keynote address at a policy forum on the state of innov...

25 Aug 2020 | Yawning gap between rich and poor in SA has expanded in Covid-19 era - study

The global health system is unequal, said Global Citizen. In its in-depth article, the publication asked experts what this means for the most marginal...

24 Aug 2020 | 61% of SA says CR did a great job of Covid-19 lockdown - survey

In an impassioned opinion piece published earlier this month, keynote speaker and author Douglas Gibson described President Cyril Ramaphosa as a weak ...

24 Aug 2020 | COVID-19: how the lockdown has affected the health of the poor in South Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked substantial damage on human lives and the economy in South Africa. But the impact of the measures used to combat the...

24 Aug 2020 | Lockdown regulations: S.Africans not willing to give up right to privacy - study

The HSRC Narnia Bohler-Muller said round two of the survey showed 70% of the respondents agreed to sacrifice some human rights if it helped slow the s...

24 Aug 2020 | SA adhering to masks as more than 70% wear them, unlike the US

But there are many who do not wear masks correctly, with some exposing their noses or frequently touching their masks, says South African Medical Rese...

24 Aug 2020 | South Africa: Democracy Works Foundation & Human Science Research Council - Building an Inclusive Post-Covid-19 Economy for South Africa

Given the cataclysmic nature of the Covid-19 economic crisis conventional economic responses, of pursuing counter-cyclical fiscal policy, which is inc...

21 Aug 2020 | 40 per cent of South Africans feel coronavirus 'exaggerated'

FOUR in 10 South Africans believe the coronavirus threat is exaggerated, according to research released by the University of Johannesburg and the Huma...