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If women behaved like men when it comes to sex, our society would fall apart

We seem not to consider this behaviour particularly remarkable. Indeed, we take it for granted

Successfully impeach Trump? What are Democrats smoking?

The Democrats will need about 19 Republican senators to vote to impeach the US president

Stats paint a distorted picture of violence against women

The beating, assaults and abuse are not something that just happens to women, yet that’s how the stats make it seem.

We become fakes when we wear fakes

Status has become so important to us that our streets and malls are awash with counterfeit merchandise

Sovereign wealth fund would put graft over the top

Although the idea of a sovereign wealth fund to develop our country is a nice one in principle, it may not be the best idea we have had.

Why is a second Brexit referendum undemocratic?

The British were sold a defective Boris washing machine so they should be allowed to return it

What Ramaphosa can learn from Trump

Cyril Ramaphosa can learn how electoral success can be achieved in the 2019 elections, when it comes to Donald Trump's personality politics

SA would do well to follow the German education model

Today, on leaving school, more than 50% of Germans enter dual vocational education and training programmes as they make their way into the job market

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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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