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A genuine democracy is needed

Stability demands that those who are brutally excluded must be given a meaningful voice

Global Citizen: Preaching the good news according to Madiba

The festival is aimed at addressing social ills Sunday’s concert had the makings of a charismatic church crusade

Feminism’s got its groove back

The Trump era seems to have revitalised the urgency to tackle gender inequality

Oprah 2020? Awards speech ignites frenzied speculation

Republican strategist Rick Wilson suggested Trump's election, once unthinkable, had rewritten the rules.

It was all black, everything

The red carpet at the 75th Golden Globes was dominated by stars dressed in all black, to honour survivors and victims of sexual assaults.

The weekly pop sack: Midweek roasts, appropriation and black excellence

"We have entered the era of representation in the movies. Storytelling that speaks to the diverse experiences of people"

Students out in the cold as Cida forced to close

The private, no-fee university has been deregistered by the education authorities after falling into the red to the tune of some R30m.

‘Happy’ brings Pharrell to tears during Oprah interview

Singer and songwriter Pharrell Williams has ended up in tears after Oprah Winfrey showed him how his hit became a worldwide phenomenon.

Oprah’s advice to SA: Be still and be thankful

Oprah Winfrey's O You! conference has been marked by words of wisdom and the launch of her TV network OWN in SA.

‘The Butler’ cruises to the top of box offices

Civil rights drama "The Butler" by director Lee Daniels has taken home its second US and Canadian box office title.

Oprah says sorry for Switzerland racism brouhaha

Oprah Winfrey has apologised about the media frenzy that emerged after she said she experienced racism at a shop during a trip to Switzerland.

Oprah takes top spot on Forbes celebrity list

After two years as a runner-up, Oprah Winfrey has been named the most powerful celebrity in the world by Forbes.

Angelina Jolie’s style to fund Afghanistan schools

Actor Angelina Jolie has opened another girls school in Afghanistan and plans to fund more from the proceeds of a jewellery line.

Armstrong: From doping to duping — and back again

The saddest story I have ever heard about sport was told to me in November 2010 by a man who cheated to win the Tour de France, writes Paul Kimmage.

Oprah: Lance can be a hero again

Oprah Winfrey believes Lance Armstrong can be a hero again and that people will be willing to forgive him.

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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Greening the Future

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National Science and Technology Forum

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