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TUT’s new vice-chancellor takes office

The Tshwane University of Technology's new vice-chancellor and principal is the first female to be appointed to these positions in the history of TUT.

How women power communities

An equal society is better than a patriarchy; together, as men and women, we're stronger," says Dr Claudelle von Eck.

The female form’s artistic appeal

Among the women artists on exhibition at 20th Centuary Masters:the human figure are Valerie Jouve and Cindy Sherman.

Rape services under threat

Civil society services for rape survivors are being forced to scale back due to funding issues.

GPL hosts international conference on public participation

A conference to help government find ways to encourage public participation saw specialists sharing best practices from across the world.

Charting the way forward for the Free State

This is premier of Free State, Ace Magashule's State of the Province address deliverd at the University of Free State's Bloemfontein satellite branch.

Mining: Addressing key development needs

A lack of infrastructure and endemic energy shortages are key challenges Africa's mining industries face.

Cashless ticketing makes fares fair

One ticket could get you anywhere in Gauteng.

Single view is key

Planning to revamp a province-wide public transport system is not to be taken lightly, particularly in an economic hub like Gauteng.

The five-year plan at a glance

The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has set out to identify and target short-term gains it can implement within the next five years.

Province to transform public transport

Anyone that has used the Gautrain can attest to the pleasure and ease of using a properly-designed public transport system.

Investing for the long term

In May this year, social networking company Facebook held its initial public offering - considered the biggest in internet history.

Turning South Africa into a nation of savers

Financial experts believe that savings is a mindset that, once instilled, will see people put away more of their hard-earned money for retirement etc.

How savings empower us

South Africa has the unfortunate distinction of being one of the world's most economically unequal countries.

Lifting the status of South African design

More than 38000 people walked through the doors of last year's Design Indaba expo, resulting in a GDP contribution of R261-million.

Shifting shapes

Baskets with polo necks, slouchy vessels, giant sea-anemone pouffes - what is up with craft at this year's expo?

Leaders of the creative pack

The Design Indaba strives to bring the foremost contemporary thought leaders to South Africa each year.

Bringing global diversity to local shores

Initially known for its flagship conference and later the widely popular expo, Design Indaba has added to its creative offerings over the years.

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