Teachers battle as HIV runs riot

2017-06-18 06:01

South Africa’s public school teachers are struggling to remain HIV negative.

South Africa pays homage to Mandela

2013-12-06 17:34

Many South Africans have payed homage to former president Nelson Mandela, after his death in his Houghton home in Johannesburg shocked the world.

Trying to save could be making SA fat

2013-08-08 13:23

Price is the key factor for most South African consumers when shopping for food, according to a study, but this could have an unforseen impact on their weight.

Food security in SA declining - study

2013-08-06 13:22

More than half of South Africans do not have regular access to enough food, according to a study released by the HSRC.

ANC risks losing 'born free' voters

2013-01-28 14:38

South Africans, who were born after apartheid ended in 1994, can vote for the first time in presidential elections next year and could begin reshaping politics in Africa.

Funding critical to SA science - NRF

2012-07-11 08:20

Funding remains a stumbling block as South Africa races to rollout massive science projects like the Square Kilometre Array telescope.

Science needs more SA investment

2012-05-22 14:03

Science research in South Africa needs an urgent cash injection to increase capacity and deliver effective research, particularly for a developing country, an HSRC researcher has said.


DA intends laying charges against KZN man for racist Diwali Facebook rant

2016-11-01 16:56

The DA in KwaZulu-Natal says it intends laying charges of crimen injuria against Dawie Kriel, who posted an offensive Facebook post relating to fireworks over the Hindu festival of Diwali.

HSRC, Fort Hare to review court rulings

2013-08-26 16:02

The justice department has awarded the controversial tender to review rulings of the country's two top courts to the Human Sciences Research Council and the University of Fort Hare’s law school.

No mercy for smokers

2013-08-06 22:18

The government will not stop trying to eliminate smoking in South Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

Wits appoints Habib as new rector

2013-02-28 17:32

Professor Adam Habib has been appointed as rector of the University of the Witwatersrand.

Cadre deployment: 'Loyalty ahead of competence'

2012-07-12 22:17

The ANC's policy of cadre deployment is adversely affecting public services, says the Human Sciences Research Council, adding that "strategy systematically places loyalty ahead of merit and even of competence".

Money: SA’s great divide

2012-07-08 19:45

South Africans of Indian and Asian origin reach out more to other racial groups than blacks and whites do.

Children on social grants up 13-fold

2012-01-18 13:58

The number of children receiving social grants has increased from 800 000 to 10.3m in the last 10 years, accounting for 70% of all people on social welfare, a study has shown.

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