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Freedom comes at the cost of love

Despite escaping Syria together, one queer couple’s scars tore their relationship apart

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'

High Court rules church’s anti-queer policy unlawful

The Pretoria high court this morning overturned a decision by the Dutch Reformed Church forcing queer clergy to be celibate

‘Justice denied’ as Kenya high court postpones ruling on same-sex relations

The challenge to the constitutionality of section 162 of the Penal Code was brought before the court by Kenyan human rights activists

Africans say SA’s queer ‘haven’ is hell

Nondiscriminatory laws exist in name only for those seeking refuge from Uganda and elsewhere

Queers and the allure of gangs

People ostracised by society often have to make alliances with other outcasts in order to survive

Fear grips Tanzania’s queer people

A commissioner’s threat of a crackdown has resulted in them going into hiding or fleeing the country

‘Heretic’ pastor is suspended

The queer rights African Methodist Episcopal priest allegedly denied the Bible is God’s word

Gigaba rights queer affairs

Prejudiced officials in the department and transgender people’s IDs will be tackled

Equality Index shines light on queer inclusion in the workplace

A 2014 study of queer discrimination in the workplace found 53% of queer workers hide who they are at work

Good news for Africa’s queers

A new podcast series is looking at the beautiful stories coming out of the continent

A queer quandary: What to call kin

Aunt, grandfather, mother, sister, brother. Nonbinary people take on the search for their own familial terms

A family by any other name

A major club event marks a break from the egregious whitewashing of the Cape’s queer scene

Queer Ugandans struggle with the complexities of seeking asylum from repression

In the week that the first Pride parade was held at a refugee camp in Kenya, a commentator assesses the situation for LBGTI asylum-seekers from Uganda

No ‘culture of silence’, says Sonke

Social justice sector moves from exceptionalism to introspection about same-sex harassment

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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

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

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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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