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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 3 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

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 1 day 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

Woolworths lays out next set of sustainability ambitions

The new Good Business Journey sustainability goals focus on traceability, transparency, circularity, diversity and inclusivity as well energy and carbon emissions...

29 Jul 2021

People are lining the streets with buckets in Nelson Mandela Bay as taps run dry

People in Nelson Mandela Bay have for the past week been relying on water being trucked in. The city has been in a dire situation as dam levels remain low...

By Thamsanqa Mbovane 29 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...

1 day 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

RX Africa's Martin Hiller named inclusion and diversity champion for RX Africa

RX is a global advocate of inclusion and diversity (I&D) and it is with great pride that we announce Martin Hiller as the 2021 inclusion and diversity champion for RX Africa...

Issued by RX Africa 30 Jul 2021

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