Love Edition

A nose for the flavours of love

Research says people use smell to find mates and personal experience show women are better at it

A class photo and an us that never was

"I should have said it out plainly on that lunch break: she’s actually fucking beautiful, you numbnuts."

Self-love in a time of sickness  is healing

"As a teen I worried about my dimpled thighs, but then I had to deal with mental and physical illness."

For the love of my roommate, my bestie, my brother

A young man’s heartbreak lands softly, though reluctantly into the nest of friendship that he has built with his favourite sibling

The thrill of riding the love roller-coaster

Even though I have a pitifully large collection of rejections, blunders and heartbreaks, I'm willing to try again and again.

On taking Love seriously

The world can be a hate-filled place but love, the essence of our being, makes it beautiful

Love will win when I can’t protect him

"Perhaps a feminist deity gave birth to feminist sons so they could raise the sort of men they would have wanted to be surrounded by."

Daddy’s girl seeks a prince familiar

Song 'Princes Familiar' gives an example of the importance of the first relationship some women have been privileged to have: our first love.

There’s a queer way to think about marriage

"Since when is marriage a path to liberation?"

Latest

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.