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11 Dec Melanin education can help end the obsession of skin-bleaching

CHANNEL AFRICA  |  PODCAST 2  Download 2.2 MB  The Education of melanin can help in ending the obsession of having a lighter pigmented skin. Melanin is the pigment that gives human skin, hair, and eyes their color. Dark-skinned people have more melanin in their skin than light-skinned…

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5 facts life threatening dangers skin lightening

It seems that bleaching ones skin has become a thing in South Africa. Kaya FM revealed a crazy statistic stating that one in every three South Africans has tried to lighten their skin using a bleach treatment.  READ MORE

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Until We Make Our Kids Believe Black Is Beautiful, Skin Bleaching Will Continue

Until we start telling our dark-skinned children they're beautiful and perfect as they are – and believing it – dangerous skin bleaching is here to stay. READ MORE

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SANBio empowering female owned bio-businesses

This year, International Women’s Day shared a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity under the campaign theme #PressforProgress. There is a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. This has since seen organisations…

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Woman remain underrepresented in the ICT field

Men continue to take centre stage as woman remain underrepresented in the ICT field. This is word from the chairperson of Women in Tech South Africa, Robyn Farah, who was commenting on the need for inclusivity in the local tech sector. With today marking International…

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Bio-science businesses stand chance to get $300k

FEMALE Zimbabwean entrepreneurs involved in bio-science business stand a chance to get R300 000 to develop their businesses under a regional competition spearheaded by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development. READ MORE

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Forum seeks to boost women with bioscience-based businesses

JOHANNESBURG - The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum says it wants to work with the Southern Africa Network for Biosciences to help female leaders in bioscience-based businesses grow their enterprises and gain regional exposure and access to international markets. READ MORE

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FemBioBiz backs female-owned businesses

Zvikomborero Tangawamira says they created the programme when they realised that there are a lot of women doing activities and businesses in Bioscience and in most cases are not profiled. READ MORE

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MANDELA WAS NOT A FRONT!

THE Nelson Mandela Foundation said it was surprised at perceptions that former president Nelson Mandela, was a “sell-out” and a “front”. READ MORE

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125-Year-Old Images Of Charlotte Maxeke’s Forgotten African Choir Found

For 125 years, no one had seen images of the legendary African Choir – a little-known group of South African singers that included figures like struggle hero Charlotte Maxeke – but this week, the Apartheid Museum will reveal extraordinary Victorian-era portraits from their forgotten performances.…

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