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Ming-Cheau Lin Makes Sense Of A Confused Identity In ‘Yellow And...

Yellow And Confused is the latest release from cookbook author, blogger and storyteller Ming-Cheau Lin. It is a deeply personal and in-depth...

Dr. T’s Sexual Health And Pleasure Guide Is Deeply Political And...

“I still can’t believe that it’s only been a week since we launched,” says Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng affectionately known by most as...

Dr Tlaleng On Advocating For Sexual Rights

BOOK EXTRACTDoctor Tlaleng Mokokeng is an internationally renowned health activist, doctor and writer. In her latest book Dr...

The River’s Sindi Dlathu Vows To Serve Viewers With More Unmatched...

Since it was first aired in January 2018 on DStv’s 1Magic channel, the telenovela The River has been talk of the town...

10 Books Celebrating The Complexity Of Women

Novelist Kamila Shamsie challenged the books industry to publish no new titles by men for a year in 2018. Shamsie called for...

Banyana Banyana’s 5 Biggest Wins

After an unsuccessful World Cup Banyana Banyana had a lot to prove going into the COSAFA Women’s World Cup. And prove themselves...

Maths & Physics For Toddlers: Making It Fun At The Earliest...

AS TOLD TOA 30-year-old physicist and post-doctorate research fellow at the University of Pretoria, Thabsile Thabethe, recently published...

Nicole Dennis-Benn’s ‘Patsy’ Is A Brave Take On Freedom And Motherhood

Societies have reproduced motherhood almost as a state of martyrdom. In becoming mothers, women are expected to forfeit themselves and adhere to...

#IStandWithIlhan: Ilhan Omar Pushes Pro-BDS Bill Despite Harsh Criticism

NEWS ANALYSISUnited States congresswoman Ilhan Omar has been through the most, but she won’t be deterred. Despite United...

Conjuring Soft Magic With Storyteller Upile Chisala

“Growing up, I never read books by black women,” the Malawian storyteller Upile Chisala told an audience at the Sandton Exclusive Books...

8 Summer Books To Chase Away The Winter Blues

Winter time in South Africa is when the days are cold and the nights are long. This time of the year can...

Megan Rapinoe And The Liberators In France

COMMENTA record number of spectators watched the Fifa Women’s World Cup, an entertaining spectacle that will only grow...

The Politics Of Women’s Football

COMMENTThe spotlight has been on women’s football this year with the Women’s World Cup (WWC). One thing the...

Queens Of The Kingdom: A Portrait Of Saudi Women

BOOK REVIEWThe Saudi Arabian woman is veiled in mystery: global media narratives paint her as locked in a...

Women’s World Cup: Meet The Banyana Banyana Team

Twenty-three women in France will be pulling on the green-and-yellow colours to represent South Africa at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup....

Author Hafsah Faizal: “Representation Is Not A Fad”

New author Hafsah Faizal joins an illustrious list of authors writing representative fantasy books. Think Sabaa Tahir. Tomi Adeyemi. Renee Ahdieh. Her...

Women’s World Cup: Watch Out For Refiloe Jane And Thembi Kgatlana

Refiloe Jane and Thembi Kgatlana are two of the many stars the Banyana Banyana team have on their roster. The team heading...

Banyana Banyana Sent Off To FIFA Women’s World Cup In Style

Hosted by their sponsors Sasol, Banyana Banyana were treated to a fantastic send-off in Sandton hours before they jetted off to France....

Right To Breastfeed In The Workplace Is Enshrined Within In Law

Breast milk provides optimum nutrition for a newborn baby. Most South African mothers are well aware of this. Barriers in the workplace...

Soniah Kamal Talks Setting Pride And Prejudice In Pakistan

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is perhaps the most beloved amongst classic English literature. There have been prequels, sequels, and variations of...
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