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Nomonde Gongxeka-Seopa
Nomonde Gongxeka-Seopa
Nomonde Gongxeka-Seopa (41) has had so many jobs in the broadcasting and communications sector that it can be quite difficult to keep track. She...
Thuto Thipe
Thuto Thipe
It was growing up surrounded by “really strong women, in both a personal and professional capacity” that has brought Thuto Thipe to where she...
Women in Africa claim seat at table
Women in Africa claim seat at table
Africa may be leading the world in terms of women chief executives, but at 5%, it’s nothing to brag about.
[Video]Susan Shabangu heads the department of women, but many don’t know who she is
[Video]Susan Shabangu heads the department of women, but many don’t know who she is
The M&G asked ordinary women on the street about some of the challenges they face as women in South Africa and got some interesting responses.
Magazines gloss over real diversity
Magazines gloss over real diversity
There’s a game my friends and I played as children: we would page through magazines and pick the things we desired and the people we wanted to be....
[Video]One-woman change agent
[Video]One-woman change agent
From food security to employment, Nomphelo Zozo is improving lives and promoting sustainable change in her Jo’burg informal settlement.
Enough talk about women, it's time to act
Enough talk about women, it's time to act
The two-pronged theme of this week's Johannesburg meeting of African Union leaders is the Year of Women's Empowerment and the progress made towards...
Morocco grapples with women's rights after raped bride's suicide
Morocco grapples with women's rights after raped bride's suicide
Morocco is under growing pressure to better protect women after a man who was allowed to marry a 16-year old girl he had allegedly raped was...
A glass ceiling that is still opaque
A glass ceiling that is still opaque
It is Women's Month and one of the ceremonies that celebrates women's achievement in the academy is the department of science and technology's...
Women determining the future: a challenge to my sisters
Women determining the future: a challenge to my sisters
August marked the start of Women's Month in South Africa -- and the annual edition of the Mail & Guardian's round-up of the women changing...
These are no wounded souls
These are no wounded souls
The world has mistaken the self-effacing humility of African women in the name of culture for a lack of confidence or prostrating themselves before...

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