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A multi-pronged approach to welcoming women into the chemicals sector

Despite decades of effort, the gender disparity in technical fields is still sizable. According to a study by the World Economic Forum, women in the engineering...

By Wezi Khoza 10 hours ago

How a land reform agency could break South Africa's land redistribution deadlock

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has conceded that the country's land reform programme is taking too long to address the challenge of...

By Johann Kirsten and Wandile Sihlobo 14 hours ago

New Life Centre for Girls needs your help

The centre is struggling to get back on its feet and is under pressure to provide for its beneficiaries due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

8 hours ago

#WomensMonth: It'll take more than 60 years to bridge the gender gap

When I started, I was one of very few women in leadership roles in our company. It was extremely difficult to think about role modelling when there were no women to look up to...

By Catherine Estrampes 1 day ago

Exxaro helps fight GBV with R3,5m contribution to GBVF Response Fund

Exxaro has pledged R3,5m to the Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Response Fund in an effort to address GBV and femicide in South Africa...

1 day ago

Africa's strategic priorities to recover better

Africa is cognisant of the multifaceted and multidimensional domestic and global opportunities it must harness and the challenges it must overcome to strengthen...

By Cristina Duarte 1 day ago

Nesta Challenges launches CA$14,5m Afri-Plastics Challenge

Nesta Challenges has launched the Afri-Plastics Challenge to help address the issue of marine plastic waste in developing countries...

1 day ago

Those with nothing have nothing to lose

Inequality, poverty and unemployment provide fertile ground for looting and lawlessness, writes FoodForward SA managing director, Andy du Plessis...

By Andy du Plessis 2 days ago

Rhino poaching returns after pandemic-induced lull

Rhino poaching in South Africa rose by 50% in the first half of 2021 compared to a year earlier when poaching plummeted due to Covid-19 restrictions...

By Tanisha Heiberg 2 days ago

5 key reasons why basic income support for poor South Africans makes sense

The basic income grant debate has been rumbling in South Africa for two decades, ever since the grant was recommended by the Committee of Inquiry...

By Stephen Devereux 2 days ago

Advancing gender equality in the workplace: African Universities Gender Equality Forum - Register now!

The forum, taking place on Thursday, 12 August 2021, at 10am-12pm, aims to facilitate a collaborative platform for academic institutions in Africa to unite in raising their voices and agree on societal impact initiatives to help eliminate GBV and increase gender equality...

Issued by Shift Social Africa 30 Jul 2021

How palm oil became the world's most hated, most used fat source

Palm oil is everywhere today: in food, soap, lipstick, even newspaper ink. It's been called the world's most hated crop because of its association with deforestation...

By Jonathan E. Robins 30 Jul 2021

Stellenbosch University prioritises climate crisis with launch of School for Climate Studies

Stellenbosch University (SU) has launched its School for Climate Studies - the first school of its kind in the country that has the status of a faculty...

By Sindy Peters 30 Jul 2021

In a fast-warming world, Tokyo is the barometer for future Olympics

The muggy heat swaddling Tokyo may be a forerunner of Olympic life to come, experts say, urging a rethink to make the world's oldest sporting spectacular fit for a fast-warming planet...

By Beh Lih Yi 30 Jul 2021

"How do we start a movement to save the planet and stop climate change?" asked at Henley Africa Dean's dialogue

"How do we start a movement to save the planet and stop climate change?" This was the question that Henley Business School Africa dean and director Jon Foster-Pedley posed at the inaugural Henley Earth Dean's dialogue...

Issued by Henley Business School 1 day ago

Muslim organisations unite to rebuild KZN's Isipingo Market

The Rehop initiative will help rebuild part of the Isipingo Market south of Durban, which was destroyed during the recent unrest...

2 days ago

KZN shopping centres answer SOS for learners at needy schools

SA Retail Properties-owned shopping centres in KwaZulu-Natal honoured their commitment for Mandela Day by answering an SOS for learners at needy schools...

2 days ago






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