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6 Jan 2022 | World Champions: The Story of South African Rugby

Full title: World Champions Subtitle: The Story of South African Rugby Author: Jonty Winch Publication: November 2021 ISBN (soft cover): 978-1-928...

21 Dec 2021 | Activist civil society crucial to realise UBIG

The Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD) is likely to end with no commitment towards introducing a basic income grant. This traps millions dependent ...

21 Dec 2021 | HSRC interns recognised for idea to enhance young people's participation in HIV research

The legal age of informed consent in research aims to protect young people. With few exceptions, minors are required to obtain permission from their g...

17 Dec 2021 | Adult support workplace jab and vaccine passport, survey

A sizable number of adult South Africans support compulsory workplace Covid-19 vaccination and vaccine passport, according to the recent survey by the...

16 Dec 2021 | Time to overhaul the Covid-19 guidelines

Last year’s weapons to fight this year’s wars – or virus variants – are not going to cut it anymore. Experts tracking the vir...

15 Dec 2021 | SA science shines, despite sharp fall in R&D expenditure

The Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators of the Human Sciences Research Council announces the release of the results of the 2019/2...

14 Dec 2021 | Varying support for mandatory Covid-19 vaccination, passports

Research has uncovered support from South African adults, for mandatory Covid-19 vaccination in the workplace and public areas. In a survey conducted...

13 Dec 2021 | Over half of adults support compulsory workplace vaccination, survey finds

A recent survey shows that half of the adults polled support compulsory workplace Covid-19 vaccination and a vaccine passport, while approval drops si...

13 Dec 2021 | South Africans in rural areas most supportive of vaccine mandates

A recent University of Johannesburg and HSRC survey found that South Africans are split over the issue of vaccine mandates and vaccine passports. What...

9 Dec 2021 | Half of us do not support compulsory Covid-19 vaccinations at workplaces

SA is divided in half on the issues of compulsory workplace Covid-19 vaccinations and vaccine passports. This is a key finding of a survey by the Cen...