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Mnakwethu show encourages oppression of women


 

South Africans have an alarming tendency to condone and deny wrongdoings that are antithetical to the values and principles of our Constitutional democracy. Our reluctance to acknowledge fault is remarkable. This national quirk rears its ugly head every time some sort of disturbing incident breaks.  The controversial polygamous marriage television show Mnakwethu is an exemplary of how […]

I wanted to wish you a Happy Women’s Day yesterday, but I choked


 

I wanted to wish you a #HappyInternationalWomensDay yesterday, but I choked. I remembered just a couple of weeks ago when I took out my pepper spray and gave it to my niece who lives with me. I thought I would have to sit her down and explain to her why she needs it and how […]

Women’s representation on corporate boards need to improve drastically


 

In the run-up to International Women’s Day (8 March) it’s important to note that while half of the South African population and 45% of the employed workforce are female, only 20% of directors of JSE-listed companies are women. Corporate boards are failing to take advantage of the value of female business leaders’ diverse perspectives and networks, despite […]

INNOVATION

Trends 2020: Coaching in the age of 4IR

The international coaching market is growing, largely as a result of business and political leaders looking to improve their own prospects and – more...

EDUCATION

Iran & Palestine face double whammy: Sanctions & Covid 19

While the world is on tenterhooks as it confronts the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, Iran is among the countries hardest hit.  Although the...

ECONOMICS

Work in the time of Corona

As South Africans face the reality of a 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, working from home has become the “new normal”...