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​Botswana’s football has a new identity
​Botswana’s football has a new identity
For the tournament, we get various LGBTI [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, intersex] support groups across Botswana to participate in five-a-side...
​Tackling a sports world that sidelines queer people
​Tackling a sports world that sidelines queer people
From the stands at the Wanderers sports grounds, Ronald Esbach watches with measured nervousness as his partner, George Groenewald, tries for a...
​TVET graduates wait up to six years for their certificates
​TVET graduates wait up to six years for their certificates
Tens of thousands of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) college graduates are still waiting for their certificates — some...
Far-right parties on march to change Europe's political complexion
Far-right parties on march to change Europe's political complexion
Far-right leaders across Europe, including French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen, held a political summit last weekend following Donald Trump’s...
OPINION: Public protector's report fails to make a case against Absa
OPINION: Public protector's report fails to make a case against Absa
The sustained degradation of key institutions such as the police service, the Hawks and the National Prosecuting Authority has reached so desperate a...
Oxfam report scratches the surface of global inequality solutions
Oxfam report scratches the surface of global inequality solutions
Oxfam International has released yet another illuminating report. Focusing on inequality, it confirms what most people know: a few men own wealth...
LGBTI activists face uphill battle in getting churches to see the light
LGBTI activists face uphill battle in getting churches to see the light
Most South Africans are religious but the faiths of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and intersex (LGBTI) people have failed them, stigmatising...
Arab Spring should be a model for #FeesMustFall movement
Arab Spring should be a model for #FeesMustFall movement
The North African uprisings of 2011, dubbed the “Arab Spring”, which toppled long-standing autocratic leaders and regimes, successfully secured...
Global freeze helped kill off dinosaurs
Global freeze helped kill off dinosaurs
Finding out what killed off the dinosaurs has been one of science’s greatest quests. In a geological blink of an eye, a species which had dominated...
Slice Of Life: ​The long walk to acceptance
Slice Of Life: ​The long walk to acceptance
We entered into a civil union at the Department of Home Affairs in August 2015, because, like a lot of people, we didn’t really have the money for...
Editorial: No agenda, bar digging up truths
Editorial: No agenda, bar digging up truths
Last week, we published a front-page story that did not mention the words ANC, Zuma or Gupta. Instead, it showed the prospect of an apartheid-era...
​Building the foundations of matric
​Building the foundations of matric
COMMENTIn response to the recent release of the matric results, many education commentators implied that stronger investment in the foundation phase of schooling is likely to lead to more sustained improvement in school education and therefore to better matric results....
China tires of foreign footie players
China tires of foreign footie players
The Chinese domestic league had been steadily growing by the time President Xi Jinping took office in 2012 and increasing attention was paid to...
Why are gangs killing our donkeys?
Why are gangs killing our donkeys?
The discovery of more than 5 000 donkey hides in a shack and a metal container in Benoni could blow the lid off the illegal slaughter and trade...
​Needed: statisticians – not nerds – with workplace knowledge
​Needed: statisticians – not nerds – with workplace knowledge
COMMENTIn the past, the word “statistician” conjured up images of a nerdy guy in drab grey clothes, sitting in a corner and tapping away...
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