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It’s time to embrace the power of cultural democracy, incompleteness and conviviality


 

As humans living in a deeply polarised world, we often carry stereotypes and assumptions in our heads about people who are different from us and those who do not fit into our preconceived ideas about the way things should be. One plausible reason may be due to a lack of proper knowledge and open-mindedness needed […]

Our Zozi Tunzi, our African Queen, our Miss Universe


 

It goes without saying how proud South Africans and Africans in large are of their daughter Zozi Tunzi, the newly crowned Miss Universe. As some of us fortunate enough not to be affected by ‘loadshedding’, managed to wake up during the wee-hours of the morning and sit in front of our televisions supporting one of […]

Women who have experienced violence are up to three times more likely to contract HIV


 

World Aids Day is observed annually to bring attention to the pandemic and recognise global efforts to prevent new infections. South Africa has made significant progress in the management of HIV – new infections are down by 36% since 2010 – but there is still much to be done. Along with addressing socio-economic factors, gender-based violence […]

INNOVATION

Start up, go global, get paid – all with crypto

I have seen it time and time again: smart, young African entrepreneurs, who have the potential to turn their independent online businesses into the...

EDUCATION

South Africa is heading for a credit rating downgrade to junk...

Eskom continues to pose a great threat to South Africa’s economy, making it likely that South Africa will be downgraded to junk status in...

ECONOMICS

South Africa is heading for a credit rating downgrade to junk...

Eskom continues to pose a great threat to South Africa’s economy, making it likely that South Africa will be downgraded to junk status in...