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Love of food in places we love

The connection between the preparation, consumption and sharing of food is a sacred one

Mother of Azania carried love in her heart

Were she alive, she would have shared the award with everybody

Memories exiled to a room

We recall some details so sharply and others hide away — like those of people we loved

An ode to the matriarch

'Women like my grandmother held up half the sky with simple food, the spirit of celebration and an open kitchen door'

Slice of life: Making tea with love

Palesa Sauhatsi lost her grandfather in May 2015 and misses making him tea

The holidays: A queer time of year

Going to see family during the festive season is often doubly troubling for LGBTI people.

Rural reflections: notes on time well-spent

A holiday with my grandmother shows me another way of life, one with different ways of being.

Nuclear family in meltdown (but the kids will be okay)

Test tubes, surrogates, single, lesbian and - the views of family are shifting.Children turn out just fine, as long as they are loved and kept safe.

Be a man: Use birth control

When it comes to family planning and birth control, the burden most often falls on women.

Invaluable lessons in life from my dear Uncle Lukas

From schooling to career advice and transport usage, Uncle Lukas is a man of staunch principles.

Mzansi story of love, loss and forgetting

A family's history revealed by daughter Bridget Radebe and mother Betty Maluleka, who suffers from dementia, as told to and interpreted by Ekow Duker.

Clay depicts hope, energy and growth

An Andile Dyalvane pot is one of the commissioned works for the Adelaide Tambo Collection.

Myth of the traditional family

Throughout history and most societies marriage has always been the union of a man and woman. It's a familiar claim and it's wrong, says George Monbiot

Children: the best thing since Prozac

Having experienced depression, the writer feared motherhood would make the condition worse. But, for her, family life has had the opposite effect.

Opening the generation curtain

At least once a year many of us make the great trek back home writes <b>Milisuthando Bongela</b>.

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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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