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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

Is 5G transmitting large amounts of data, harmful to human health...

In the midst of the virus SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) outbreak, a third of the world’s population currently has limited freedom of movement due to the...

EDUCATION

Let the people be heard and answered

The President in his message to the nation on 24 May 2020, announced that South Africa is moving to level 3 in the national...

ECONOMICS

Payment holidays aren’t the only options in an economic crisis

Covid-19 has hurt the global economy, and a key concern on South Africans’ minds relates to finances, their debt, and how to manage these...