Body Language

Kegel exercises aren’t solely for people with vaginas

Often people think that kegels are targeted solely at women who want to increase the tightness of their vagina, whereas in fact the exercises are for everyone who wants to engage in better sex

Who wants to live forever?

Longevity enthusiasts believe immortality is a worthwhile goal. But refugees from the past could create problems for future generations

Terms of social engagement

Someone’s watching you. Sometimes they’re invisible, other times not. What does their behaviour mean?

Beware the psychopath boss

Their behaviour causes stress, burnout, thoughts of suicide, high absenteeism rates and physical illness

Beware the toxic narcissist

Their grandiosity masks insecurity and any perceived threat to their image leads to abuse in relationships

A dark spiral skewers sleep

Depression is a mood disorder that has physical effects, including disruption of a good night’s rest

Avoid the silent killer

Check your blood pressure every six months and, if you’re on medication, take it as prescribed

Abortion hypocrisy kills women

People who pass judgment on those terminate their pregnancies can have fatal consequences

Find your P-spot, bro

There’s nothing unmasculine about a woman pleasuring a man in his anus

Men keep taking their lives

They don’t seek help for medical problems in general and when they suffer from depression, it can be fatal

Yes, men can be harassed too

The issue of abuse of power, contrary to how it is often tackled, is not just about gender

Sadly, vegans can’t save Earth

Reducing the carbon footprint of farming will take more than some individual action

Latest

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs