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Women are still paid less than men in South African companies

Women are still paid less than men in South African companies

11th August 2015 Sharing the information on your salary slip is a taboo and most people would not open a dinner table discussion by laying bare the details of their... 

Why black women in South Africa don’t fully embrace the feminist discourse

Why black women in South Africa don’t fully embrace the feminist discourse

7th August 2015 There are at least two aspects to consider in understanding the reluctance of many black women to fully embrace women’s rights discourse and make... 

A carbon tax for South Africa: why a pragmatic approach makes sense

A carbon tax for South Africa: why a pragmatic approach makes sense

6th August 2015 The furore over the carbon tax in South Africa that is playing itself out both in public and behind closed doors is leading to an impasse. General... 

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Explainer: the problem drug patents pose for developing countries

Explainer: the problem drug patents pose for developing countries

6th August 2015 Patents and restrictions on intellectual property have become more problematic for developing nations in the last decade. At the centre of the... 

Africa is within reach of being declared a polio free region

Africa is within reach of being declared a polio free region

5th August 2015 More than 20 years after North and South America eliminated the threat of polio, sub-Saharan Africa is finally on the brink of being declared... 

Why white men still dominate the top echelons of South Africa’s private sector

Why white men still dominate the top echelons of South Africa’s private sector 

4th August 2015 It is 17 years since South Africa passed legislation aimed at redressing the historical systemic discrimination against black people and women in... 

Behind the public spat between South Africa’s government ministers

Behind the public spat between South Africa’s government ministers

3rd August 2015 The fallout over South African’s new visa regulations has taken a public turn, with two government ministers clashing on the airwaves. The... 

Africa’s business schools must champion anti-corruption education

Africa’s business schools must champion anti-corruption education 

3rd August 2015 Corruption touches our lives every day. It happens across the private sector as well as the public service in the realms of housing, education,... 

OECD survey strengthens case against VAT increase in South Africa

OECD survey strengthens case against VAT increase in South Africa

31st July 2015 In the debate around a possible increase in the value-added tax (VAT) rate in South Africa, left wing trade unions are likely to point to the... 

Why Gambia is not ideal to host Africa’s human rights watchdog

Why Gambia is not ideal to host Africa’s human rights watchdog

30th July 2015 When one thinks of human rights in Africa, The Gambia might spring to mind as an example of a country with a domestic record of grave violations.... 

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