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.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mcgawu District, and started early commercial...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income