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‘Ngibambeni, ngibambeni bomama!’ Refiguring Princess Magogo

The official historiography of Princess Magogo misses the nuances and influences of the many women in her life

The Sisterhood: Reviving the evidence of things not seen

The Sisterhood reminds us that Black women are always our own antidote, our own cure. It was a refuge and refusal conceived by women who cared even when they didn’t have to

Inside the circle: A review of Saidiya Hartman’s Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments

Saidiya Hartmanilluminates the perspectives of young Black women through a vividly cinematic narrative where we are positioned to view the world through their eyes.

Court victory for 400 000 elderly black women

An apartheid law that dispossessed black women of the assets accrued during their marriages has finally been scrapped after a Pinetown pensioner, facing impoverishment, went to court

Women on the streets of smart cities

Apps like My Safetipin and Safe Pace are making the public sphere safer

Ain’t no mountain high enough

An all-women African team, which includes a climber who was part of the disastrous 1996 climb, plans to summit Mount Everest in 2020

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Founder and chief executive, Matutlulle and Co

Xolisa Tini

Real estate entrepreneur

Lesedi Moche

Storyteller

Bongeka Zuma

Student, Stanford University

Celeste Ntuli

Actress and comedian

Mbali Nwoko

Agricultural entrepreneur and co-founder, Green Terrace

Dr Sibu Qhogwana

Clinical psychologist

Thuto Thipe

Academic, Yale University

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