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Can you spell ‘man bun’ in Futhark?

'In fact, combs are among the most frequently discovered relic of Viking society, indicating that they paid a lot of attention to their hair'

‘Woza Sisi’ tracks the ways of street hairstylists

Photographer and graphic designer Dahlia Maubane tracks the ways of street hairstylists as insight on how women use and negotiate urban spaces.

Felicia and my hair epiphany

"Seeing successful black women rocking different hairdos that I’d never seen before planted the love of hair into my soul"

Sans Souci Girls’ High School pupils protest against ‘discriminatory’ code of conduct

Black pupils at the school want the rules on hair and language to be scrapped.

Despite the advance of feminism, there’s still an ugly truth about keeping smooth

Females are still being told what’s in vogue – such as shaving pubic hair – and it’s less about being womanly and more about trying to stay girly.

Warfare and difficult hair days

Black women’s hair care is still fraught with shame and politics, to start with hairdresser's annoyance at customers not using chemicals.

Face the fro and say hello, gorgeous

Frizz is fine for men, but women must iron out or wig up? That sheitel ain't funny, girl.

Pubes, bushy pits and kink: Four women’s hair diaries

Ahead of #MGFridayBody, an edition on body politics, we tackle beauty standards by challenging women to grow their body hair. Here are their diaries.

Tying up the loose ends of hair loss

Other than certain individuals such as Elton John and Wayne Rooney most men accept hair loss with a sense of resignation.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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