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“If something is too hectic, we tend to ignore that shit,” says advertising creative director Nkgabiseng Motau during a breakfast date. She is talking about the need to use creative interventions for physical healthcare necessities such as breast examinations, pap smears and blood tests. Speaking about the need to use creative interventions for physical healthcare necessities — such...
The City of Johannesburg is investigating allegations that money was stolen from an account holding R29-million of union members’ subscription fees.City manager Ndivhoniswani Lukhwareni said in a letter sent to South African Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) general secretary Koena Ramotlou last week that the city’s forensic services department will carry out the probe.A memorandum handed to the city...
POLITICSOurs are turbulent times of rage and peril. This is currently most clearly evident on the streets of Chile and Lebanon, where huge protests have taken place over the past 10 days. In Lebanon, hundreds of thousands of people have mobilised around the demand that the government must resign and in opposition to corruption and escalating costs of living....
COMMENTIf the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) has the potential to ring in a new era of social progress and strengthened societies, we need to re-imagine capitalism. The first step towards this is building a conscious company. This is not merely doing right, it is instilling diversity and inclusion governed by strong ethical leadership. I was privileged to attend the...
The first semifinal this weekend will have a go at answering the sports version of that old philosophical nugget: What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object?New Zealand and England were devastating in their respective quarterfinals. Each displayed a ruthless grip and began to methodically impose their game plan over 80 minutes. Australia and Ireland could find...
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has resigned from his post, ending weeks of speculation about his political future, which had escalated since the election of former Western Cape premier Helen Zille as party federal chairperson at the weekend.Maimane’s political ally, national chairperson Athol Trollip, who was defeated by Zille in the contest for federal chair, has also...
Tens of thousands of pieces of plastic littering the planet come from just a handful of multinational corporations, an environmental pressure group said on Wednesday.Coca-Cola, Nestle and PepsiCo were named by Break Free from Plastics, a global coalition of individuals and environmental organisations, who warned the companies largely avoid cleanup responsibility.The coalition’s volunteers collected nearly half a million...
Climate change poses serious challenges to current and future peacebuilding efforts and can amplify conflicts, according to a report on years of devastating violence and drought in Somalia released Wednesday.Researchers at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) looked at how conflicts and the peacebuilding efforts of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) have been affected...
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane is set to step down as party leader today after a meeting of the official opposition’s federal executive (FedEx) today.Several sources within the party told Mail & Guardian that Maimane - under fire over the party’s poor performance in the May national and provincial elections - would announce his resignation as leader...
My dearest family — across the entire queer spectrumI am one of the founders of the first Pride March in 1990 and an alumnus of The Gay and Lesbian Organisation of the Witwatersrand (GLOW) which was one of the first multiracial and multicultural lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer/questioning, asexual (LGBTIQA) organisations on the continent. This love letter...

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