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Vegans, pet lovers, ‘invade’ white spaces

Activists and pet owners of colour get a going-over because of racist views about people’s culture

Building bridges over taken land

"Do I go Winnie or Mandela on him? Urrrggghhhh, I’m just trying to get fit, I don’t want to think about racism right now bletty shet".

Letters to the editor: September 29 to October 5 2017

Readers write in about the effect of climate change on the poor, faith, and racial stereotypes.

​Racist stereotyping threatens SA

It is the primary cause of the ‘us against them’ view that is tearing the country apart.

Black Brain, White Brain: The new wave of racist science

The last decade has seen a revival of a very old and long-discredited idea: that intelligence is influenced by racial origin.

Medicine wedded to African humanism

A colonial-era doctor’s lengthy study of Shona culture offers potent lessons for medical students.

The curious case of the black litterbug

"What is it with black people and littering?" a white, male acquaintance asked me on a recent trip to Cape Town.

Maties’ slow dance to integration

Nine years after graduating, I am back at Admin B, this time to meet Russel Botman, theologian, former UDF activist and Stellenbosch University's firs

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Broadcaster bodies say claims that a recent skills audit is unrelated to retrenchments are ‘irrational’

Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

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Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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