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Covid-19 deepens the educational divide

With the closure of schools, learning has moved to online platforms across the world, but a UNESCO report said only 12% of households in the least-developed countries have internet access at home

EDITORIAL: Nigerian law is the criminal, not gay people

Social mores and prejudices forged in Lagos are echoed in the intimate spaces of people all over the continent

MPs must kill the anti-gay Bill in Uganda

Proposed legislation imposes the death penalty for gay sex or ‘recruitment’. But love is not a crime

A very African queerness

Love Falls On Us by Robbie Corey-Boulet explores queer spaces across Africa

Shining a light on lesbian experiences in Nigeria

Pamela Adie’s LGBTQIA+ documentary ‘Under the Rainbow’, celebrates resilience and the pursuit of happiness and delivers its message as a love letter

Folau ‘anti-gay’ crowdfunding campaign shut down

Folau, a purportedly devout Christian, was fired last month after a Rugby Australia tribunal found him guilty of "high-level" misconduct

​Kenya high court will not repeal anti-LGBT law

The three-judge bench ruled that the laws do not in any way violate the rights of LGBT Kenyans

Binyavanga Wainaina dies, aged 48

The Kenyan writer and activist died on Tuesday night after suffering a stroke

Explosively queer in biased areas

Artist and curator Claudio Bueno revisits the misery of a homophobic district with new queer energy

The Muslims who will not choose between their god and being gay

Cape Town’s gay men won’t abandon Islam, despite the censure they sometimes face

Be your queer black self in Brazil

A monthly party sees crowds of up to 50 000 letting their hair down in São Paulo and other cities

No truth for Gambia’s queer people

Despite the demise of a dictator and a reparations process, no one will speak out

Bid to queer SA’s political arena

There’s a move to equip LGBTIQ people with skills to become leaders and decision-makers

The fear of the feminine is futile

The heterosexual community is not the only group responsible for gender suppression

Ways to be a super queer ally

But in trying to be supportive, allies sometimes get it all wrong

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Scores die in Western Cape’s deadly taxi tit-for-tat

Forty-three people were shot dead in the first six months of this year in the Western Cape’s intractable taxi violence, while close to 100 have been arrested and 40 are on court rolls in connection with the conflict

Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff

More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices

Solar stuck where sun don’t shine: State spends R289m to store solar water heaters

The national solar water heater programme is set to take off once again this year, but meanwhile the government is spending millions on storing heaters that have yet to be installed

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

The similarities between the HIV epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic are hard to ignore – the most obvious is the level of premature deaths caused by both

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