Soul City Institute

Turn to digital to increase communication with young people about HIV

Radio, print and TV are great tools, but digital platforms provide information and enables conversations between peers and with experts

Women tackle taxi terror

The needs of women must be included in all public transport planning and policy

“Enough is a Feast”

There are many approaches to what constitutes social cohesion.

Building resilience in communities prevents violence

Social cohesion is both a protection against and a casualty of violence.

Promoting good health makes cents

The establishment of a health promotion body in SA would save lives – and billions of rands.

Alcohol levy is good for SA’s health

<b>Charles Parry</b> argues the case for a levy on alcohol manufacturing in South Africa.

The foundation of health care

The opportunity exists for South Africa to develop its own health promotion foundation, built on the examples from across the world.

Brutal legacy of terrible twins

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

Staggering costs exclude pain

Quantifying the cost of alcohol abuse to society is an inexact science.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it