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The G20 needs more women

Clearly the problem lies not in the G20 per se but in its member nations

Africa’s second liberation will be women’s empowerment

The Women Advancing Africa (WAA) Forum launched this weekend in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam with a call on women to take centre stage.

Get it right, newsdesks, the ANC aunties are not exactly fighting for women’s rights

We should be overjoyed that the focus is on women, but the way the media deals with this is generally underwhelming.

Invite his penis in? Seriously?

Women's magazines teach us how to have bad sex because it pays to keep us on our knees.

State of the Nation: Women still pushed to the margins

President Jacob Zuma's speech offered very little for women or for those concerned about safety and security.

South African women: Young heroine with courage forged in fire

Twenty-two-year-old Mitta Lebaka has dedicated her life to helping child burn survivors like herself.

Women’s Day: The rock has been struck. Now what?

Women's inequality battles continue every day, yet the state seems to take notice only on August 9, writes Jane Bennett.

The Traditional Courts Bill must start with women’s rights

Shirhami Shirinda, a member of a rural royal family, argues that the Traditional Courts Bill will only serve to disempower many women.

More must be done to empower women, says Mbeki

South Africa needs to strengthen interventions on women's empowerment, according to President Thabo Mbeki.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

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Introducing Sabinet Judgments

A well-rounded view of reported and unreported judgments supplemented by an advanced system to enable users to rapidly find the information they require

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries