Medical Research Council

For land reform to have a chance of success, women are key

There is a constitutional imperative to empower the majority gender

Get up, stand up, stand up for your cardiovascular might

Going to gym twice a week isn’t enough to counter the effect of sitting on your backside all week.

SA, UK form Newton Fund to boost science and technology projects

The landmark agreement will see both countries make investments to foster developments in key institutions.

[From our archives] Is SA ready to turn over a new leaf?

Cannabis may well have beneficial properties, but experts warn that smoking it is still bad for your health.

Decrease in women abuse = decrease in HIV infections, say researchers

Women who experience gender-based violence have a higher risk of contracting HIV: this should be considered in South Africa's prevention strategy.

Teenage moms face a litany of ills

Nearly half of all pregnancies in South Africa involve teenagers, statistics reveal.

Brutal murder of lesbian activist condemned

The murder of a lesbian activist who was stoned and stabbed to death is part of an "epidemic" of hate crimes against gays, Human Rights Watch says.

Study shows war on women begins at home

Almost 80% of men in Gauteng admit to perpetrating some form of violence against women, a study revealed by the MRC and Gender Links revealed.

Brutal legacy of terrible twins

Around the world and across all cultures, drinking and interpersonal violence are inevitably linked.

Press Releases

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.