Human Sciences Research Council

Prejudice against immigrants cuts across class and race

Xenophobia, the study shows, is part of a broader problem of prejudice in South African society

‘I asked for a child, not a girl or boy’

A nongovernmental organisation is taking on the problems faced by transgender pupils at schools

Can we end Aids in Africa?

While much has been done to end Aids in Africa, more work by governments is necessary to move forward, particularly in SA.

ANC cadre deployment ‘drags down public services’

The Human Sciences Research Council says the ANC's policy of cadre deployment is adversely affecting public services.

It’s time we had a talk about sex, say SA schoolkids

Adults' attitudes to sex education in SA and across the continent are increasing the risk of children falling pregnant and contracting HIV/Aids.

Education outlay supports access over success

Pravin Gordhan sticks to his guns and gives education the biggest portion of the national budget.

Revved up, but too many speed bumps

The early childhood development agenda can be accelerated if it heeds findings of new research, writes <b>Shirin Motala</b>.

Rumours swirl over Pikoli’s suspension

The suspension of South Africa's National Director of Public Prosecutions amid silence by President Thabo Mbeki has led to concerns of government meddling in the country's justice system. Mbeki's integrity came under fire as his suspension of National Prosecuting Authority chief Vusi Pikoli was linked to the alleged pending arrest of police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi.


Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Slice of life: Living her own life again

'It was hard to survive without performance'

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories