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Creating poetry out of violence

Maneo Mohale speaks about the silence around queer sexual abuse and how she creates beauty

Africa needs to hear queer stories

For the past three years, Carl Collison has reported on LGBTI issues and stories for the Mail & Guardian, covering queer peoples’ lives

Check coaches at the school gates

Without proper vetting, paedophiles can get into places where they have ‘unfettered’ access to vulnerable children

Drag queen’s push against gangs

In Lavender Hill, one of South Africa’s most violence-ridden areas, an unlikely activist is finding ways to keep children out of trouble

Slice of life: These women still shape me

Those women I know and those in the taxi whom I don’t — and how they shaped me

Walking Uganda’s martyrs’ route

This year, two million pilgrims descended on a Ugandan village to celebrate a display of courage

The ‘big three’ vie for queer voters in their election manifestos

'Whether LGBTIQ people vote for the DA or the Kiss Party or whoever, we need to see LGBTIQ people involved in political spaces'

Fighting the ‘whiteness’ of hope

A Brazilian trans woman has faith in Umbanda and Candomblé, two African-derived religions

Court to clarify NG Kerk queer ruling

The court overturned the policy that queer clergy have to be celibate and that barred the church’s clergy from officiating at same-sex marriages

The Muslims who will not choose between their god and being gay

Cape Town’s gay men won’t abandon Islam, despite the censure they sometimes face

Be your queer black self in Brazil

A monthly party sees crowds of up to 50 000 letting their hair down in São Paulo and other cities

Legal clinic is empowering queer communities

The centre is an offshoot of the organisation’s three-year, anti-hate crime initiative

Queens of the night answer their calling

Drag is about much more than just the fanfare and costumes —it is also about self-realisation and affirmation

São Paulo’s only ‘faggot house’ survives Bolsonaro

The election of Brazil’s right-wing president has let loose his followers’ queerphobia

Hormone drug shortage forces desperate solutions

Depo-Testosterone has been out of stock since December last year, possibly increasing the risk of serious physical and mental health problems

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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