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Will my class reunion be a jol or will I still be a black, queer kid to the bullies?

Transitional years are always difficult to navigate, particularly when the country you live in is doing the same.

Media has changed but ownership is in a few hands

There has been transformation in the fourth estate, particularly in terms of the state of newspapers and radio since apartheid, writes Glenda Daniels.

Does CSA really want the answers?

The probe of South African cricket needs the right resources and enough time if it is to be successful.

SA cricket goes under the microscope

From the Proteas to the provinces and franchises, the local game is set for some changes for the better.

Letters to the editor: March 11 to 17 2016

Readers write in about multilingualism and diversityin general and at UCT and Potch.

Letters to the editor: February 26 to March 3 2016

Readers write in about the M&G's apology, and greed

UCT seeks court order against protesting students

Vice chancellor Max Price said the university is obtaining a court order that would prevent students from engaging in violent protests.

Why Afrikaans doesn’t qualify for special treatment at universities

Those who don't want English as Stellenbosch's main language have invoked SA's Constitution, but the assumptions underlying their arguments are false.

The Boks: SA’s Flying Dutchman

Would you say that the Bokke adequately reflect the black-and-white nature of the game in South Africa?

Why Africa’s professors are afraid of colonial education being dismantled

African academics are steeped in European knowledge systems. There is a galaxy of African scholarship they can draw from – if they're brave enough.

Learn to love South Africa’s ugly camel

Camels are great. They’re better than horses in many respects.

SA could be barred from taking part in Rugby World Cup

SA, one of the favourites for the Rugby World Cup, will be prevented from taking part in the tournament if a court action this week succeeds.

Black rugby ‘starts with parents’

With the Springboks' racial make-up again under scrutiny, agents say mentorship and support, in school and beyond, are key to true transformation.

Lessons for business, the state, labour

The struggle has not ended and it'll take all three actors to finally achieve freedom - from poverty.

Rhodes has fallen, now we must rise

Desiring change isn't enough: this is how we want political thinking at university to be transformed.

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Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

White men still rule and earn more

Women and black people occupy only a few seats at the JSE table, the latest PwC report has found

The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Press Releases

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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