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Eusebius McKaiser: Arguments to challenge your inner racist

These three common responses to racism must be deconstructed until something ... clicks

The pandemic’s effect is gendered

Although two thirds of job losses were experienced by women, two thirds of the recipients of the R350 Covid-19 grant were men

Women are South Africa’s changemakers and they deserve more

The truth is the economy still largely revolves around men, especially white men like me, writes Alef Meulenberg.

Black lives must matter in Africa too

Although Africans must continue to support the Black Lives Matter movement, there is also the need for them to raise their voices against injustices in other African countries

Gender-based violence — the mark of shame on all societies

Enough talk, we need decisive action in the pandemic affecting our women

Make corruption reporting meaningful

Critiques of corruption must explicitly disrupt corporate globalism, imperialism, racism, authoritarianism, militarism, elitism and sexism

It’s time for a new year’s revolution at work

We don’t need a better work-life balance, we need a new way of working that doesn’t destroy our souls

Does the Copyright Bill promote access?

The proposed new legislation is expected to have a detrimental effect on South Africa’s creative economy

US women footballers’ equal pay lawsuit to go to trial in 2020

The May date will put the jury trial amid the team's build up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

We dare not dream of freedom until we can effect equality

April 27 1994 set us on the path to freedom; but much must still be undone – and new problems await us

State of cohesion in the nation needs to be seriously addressed

If social cohesion is not defined and a social pact not developed, democracy is further undermined and inequality, along racial lines, widens

Public-only schools force equality

Ditching private schools will ensure that the wealthy invest in education for their offspring – and all children will benefit

And the word was … How a writer can promote hatred

South Africans share their stories of what it took for them to start overcoming homophobia.

Oliphant in the room: How is she different to Penny Sparrow?

Palesa Lebitse explores hate speech legislation in South Africa and makes an interesting comparison

JSE-listed directors still mainly pale males — majorities grossly under-represented

Although change is slowly taking place, it is in the interests of companies that directorships reflect South Africa’s demographics more rapidly.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

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KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

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

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