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South African humanities and social science council wants ‘visionary’ leader

South Africa’s Human Sciences Research Council is still scouting for a permanent CEO.

Crain Soudien served in the post from 2015 to 2020. The position was advertised in May 2020 but the board was unable to appoint a candidate. Leickness Simbayi was appointed in an acting capacity in April 2021 and is still in post. The position was advertised again on 4 March this year.

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