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Colleen Lowe Morna

Colleen Lowe Morna

    Zimbabwe can learn from Ghana’s political and economic success
    Zimbabwe can learn from Ghana’s political and economic success
    There is a personal story I share with my children and staff by way of saying never be shy of conflict: no storming, no norming, no performing....
    Leaders must walk the talk of gender equality
    Leaders must walk the talk of gender equality
    What is of interest to the public is not necessarily in the public interest — that is one way of looking at the recent titillating claims...
    State must join citizens to fight femicide
    State must join citizens to fight femicide
    On Sunday May 28, South Africa’s women will dress in black and wear red lipstick in honour of the women who have been brutally murdered in the...
    Trump has given the world's women a taste of their power
    Trump has given the world's women a taste of their power
    In the aftermath of the largest peaceful march ever to take place in the United States – and globally – which followed Donald Trump’s...
    Gender trouble in ANC's succession race
    Gender trouble in ANC's succession race
    The race for the next ANC president – and probably of South Africa – is on. Will Nkosozana Dlamini-Zuma, outgoing chairperson of the African...
    ​16 Days will be followed by positive action
    ​16 Days will be followed by positive action
    GENDERDéjà vu. It’s a familiar sensation at this time of year, as we wade through the gruesome statistics on gender violence in readiness...
    Women cold-shouldered as political parties cosy up to youth
    Women cold-shouldered as political parties cosy up to youth
    The youth are the party sweethearts...
    Madiba the flawed father, husband and man: 'I'm still learning'
    Madiba the flawed father, husband and man: 'I'm still learning'
     He would probably rue the fact that he has not bequeathed his family the peace he gave South Africa. He would remind us, as he has repeatedly, that he is no saint. As we reflect on his legacy, he would ask us to learn from his greatness and from his human failings....
    Sex or rape? Something is terribly wrong!
    Sex or rape? Something is terribly wrong!
    When the story about a Jules High School girl being allegedly raped on the school grounds hit the headlines, I had a flashback to my worst moment...
    When are you too old?
    When are you too old?
    What happens when I am too old to do this, asks a Sanlam advertisement on personal financial planning.
    Crossing borders
    Crossing borders
    As I breeze through check-in formalities at Accra international airport on my non-stop evening flight to Johannesburg, I cannot help the flashback...