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Tanzania’s schools go backwards

Human rights activists in Tanzania claim the country's education system is in crisis, with literacy rates plummeting at primary and secondary levels.

Merry black and white shopping

Maponya Mall's Christmas theme is strictly Western, but its Santas are multicultural.

HRW report puts gender task team under scrutiny

The efficacy of a task team set up to address the issue of violence against lesbians and transgender men in South Africa has been questioned.

Police arrested for Lonmin staff attacks

Police have finally made a breakthrough in the three-year saga of intimidation and attacks on Lonmin Western Platinum refinery employees in Brakpan.

Resourcing quality education

The judges praised the role Equal Education plays in advocating systemic change and for showing how it could be achieved in practical, proactive ways.

Helping others helps staff too

The judges commended the reach and ongoing commitment of Old Mutual's employee-giving projects.

Burn after wearing — township kids’ hottest fashion statement

It is a cool night in the heart of Soweto and crowds of trendy young people are heading in one direction only: Pimville Zone 6.

New light on ancient beauty rituals

A 'toolkit' unearthed in the Blombos cave in the Western Cape has proved to be 100 000 years old.

The heavies Lonmin hired

Management at Lonmin's Western Refinery have admitted that they gave confidential information about employees to private investigators.

Attacks on refinery workers ‘ignored’

Workers at Lonmin's Western Platinum refinery have complained that its management has done nothing to stop the abduction and torture of its employees.

Neonatal deaths haunt SA

'Nurses are not just part of the problem, they are vital to any solution.'

Solve rape cases, activists demand

Gay rights activists marched to the KwaThema police station to voice their frustration over the police's "inaction" about solving hate murders.

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