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‘Courageous reinvention’: an extract from Mark Gevisser’s ‘The Pink Line’

In this extract from Mark Gevisser’s new book, Aunty, fleeing abuse and witchcraft, treks to northern Malawi

Aunty Titi finds a home on Cape Flats

Jailed in Malawi for her same-sex marriage, she’ll visit her country but never live there

No respite for Africa’s transgender poster girl

From homophobic Malawi to the perils of Gugulethu, Aunty faces an uncertain future.

Oppression across ?continents

The TriContinental Human Rights Film Festival opens in Johannesburg this weekend, with its usual full slate of documentaries from around the world.

After pardon, Malawi’s gay couple splits

The gay couple in Malawi, who were spared a prison sentence by a pardon, said on Tuesday they have split nearly six months after the wedding.

Malawi gay couple call president ‘caring father’

A Malawian gay couple who received a presidential pardon for sodomy have called President Bingu wa Mutharika a "caring father".

Malawi gay couple keep low profile after pardon

A gay couple from Malawi have kept out of the public eye after being pardoned and freed, in what a relative said was a deliberate decision.

Malawi gay couple face harsh prison sentences

Case of married gay couple in Malawi could become a test for emerging gay rights lobby where homosexuality is illegal in 37 African countries.

Malawi court refuses to hear gay couple’s case

Malawi's Constitutional Court on Tuesday refused to hear the case of a gay couple arrested for holding the nation's first public same-sex wedding.

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Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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