Editorial: We stand behind you, Caster

'We have come to expect discrimination from world athletics bodies. Witness the ongoing battle to force Caster Semenya off the track'

SA’s pioneer intersex and trans models

Lauren Foster and Monique Walker found themselves in a conservative but developing industry

Doctors shouldn’t define the norm

Cosmetic surgery on intersex children, without their consent, exposes social bias

Intersex babies killed at birth because ‘they’re bad omens’

Their necks are twisted, their bodies are crushed for muthi and their mothers are told they were stillborn

Germany’s top court requires legal option of ‘third gender’

​Germany's top court Wednesday required parliament to recognise a "third gender" from birth.

​Cast aside at birth for being intersex

Malume Ngwenya, activist with Intersex Advocacy of Zimbabwe speaks to Carl Collison about being intersex and how that effected family relations.

SA joins the global fight to stop unnecessary genital surgery on intersex babies

South Africa has raised its concern over intersex genital mutilation with the UN. Now it’s a matter of practising what it preaches at home.

Not male, not female: Germany gives newborns a third sex option

Germany will allow babies born with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income