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Opinion 16 Apr 2018 07:04 am
The way Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is being remembered recalls the outpouring of grief and iconic status Eva Peron the First Lady of Argentina was accorded. By LYN SNODGRASS.
Opinion 12 Apr 2018 06:47 am
Reducing Madikizela’s entire life and legacy to her relationship with Mandela has more to do with patriarchal tropes about powerful women than reality. By VASHNA JAGARNATH.
Opinion 08 Apr 2018 14:49 pm
It’s been four months since the accounting scandal broke and there’s no resolution in sight, writes JANNIE ROSSOUW.
Money 08 Apr 2018 09:01 am
Poor maternity pay leads to an under-representation of women in higher academic positions, lower salaries, lower research outcomes and promotion.
Money 08 Apr 2018 08:43 am
Continental free trade area's potential impact includes boosting intra-Africa trade, manufacturing exports, job creation and poverty alleviation.
Money 07 Apr 2018 07:38 am
The initial public offering (IPO) was unusual in other aspects as well. To start with, it was a direct listing, meaning that the company didn’t issue any new shares.
Opinion 03 Apr 2018 17:18 pm
tendencies developed because the regular structures of the ANC could not accommodate a powerful woman with a radical voice, writes SHIREEN HASSIM.
Opinion 03 Apr 2018 06:52 am
In practice, land expropriation in South Africa will be a matter of deciding which descendants of the dispossessed are entitled to it. By FRED MORTON.
Opinion 03 Apr 2018 06:41 am
Past cases indicate that verbal crimen injuria is not that serious. But a landmark sentence in South Africa has changed that.
World 02 Apr 2018 07:20 am
World Autism Awareness Day takes place every 2 April, and in 2018 the focus is on the empowerment of women and girls with autism.