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15 Jan 2018 00:00
‘I want to show them that science is not boring — especially for the girls, because sometimes boys have an advantage.’
The president’s supporters say his closest allies and preferred successor, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, must stay.
Gauteng, Free State and Mpumalanga need to fill spots created by provincial leaders have been elected to ANC’s top six.
Cape Town’s mayor remains defiant as DA brass consider taking back the city’s reins
Teens from outlying provinces brave the big city’s cruelties in the hope of bagging a prized university spot, knowing that nothing is certain.
Nearing the end of its tenure to disburse grants, the company is calling in an old- and lage- debt.
Residents fear that mining will lead to the displacement of families, the destruction of the environment and, most crucially, the permanent elimination of the thriving subsistence and small-scale commercial farming economy.
Motata is one of seven judges who face impeachment inquiries but whose cases have languished unresolved for years
The ANC leader is on a charm offensive on JZ’s turf, but it will take jobs to win over the locals
Self-driving cars may take a while to arrive, but the self-driving suitcase is here now.
Limited knowledge of what it means to be intersex has fostered a sense of shame
The real revolution is yet to come when it relates to the country’s opioid epidemic
Why the rumour mill may have killed the demand for SA’s latest scientifically proven birth-control implant
The Sudanese government has received more than $250-million from the EU to stem the flow of migrants. At the same time, government officials are colluding with smugglers and human traffickers
Programmes to promote gender equality and counter poverty gain around
Kenyan journalists say sexual harassment in newsrooms is an everyday occurrence
Major investors and bondholders are waiting anxiously, as the company needs to produce financials by the end of January if its shares are to continue trading
Lynne Brown’s continued failure to address the crisis facing the utility is driving the entire country to the brink
The really tough business of smooth talking money from empty pockets
A study of pink plastic pearls shows that Africa will have to make big sacrifices if its children are to be employed
Times may appear tough, with troublesome politics and lacklustre economic growth but most consumers, judging by the extent to which they defaulted on their credit obligations, showed signs of improved credit health over the past year.
Bra Willie, until the last conversation I had with him, had the childlike generosity of thinking the best of people unless and until they proved him wrong.
The post has become firmly entrenched but times have changed, suggesting new directions and ideas
The poet’s biographer on how he brought together the African and diasporic traditions of resistance and art
Jazz and the fight for freedom were central to his life and poetry
The poet fought injustice, wherever he found it and became a key figure in the ANC-in-exile’s arts and culture department
He played a significant role in the emergence of post-1994 poetry
COMMENT & ANALYSIS:
A return to elitism will not enable the development of a viable society or secure a democratic future.
‘Zuma looked diminished because he is diminished — his 11th-hour decision to appoint a judicial probe into state capture, which he has resisted for more than a year, is indicative of his weakened position.’
But whether the international hearings on crimes committed in the former Yugoslavia have brought lasting peace to the Balkans is not yet clear.
As populist politics threatens to derail another academic year it is time to sit back and reflect on practical reality.
Healthy living has become a ‘virtuous’ vehicle for conspicuous consumption
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