Mail & Guardian Reprieve for South Africa as S&P leaves credit rating unchanged 2016-12-02T17:27:00.000000Z The credit rating agency warns that political interference in government policy could lead to a downgrade. Wits University bans sexual, romantic relationships between staff and students 2016-12-02T15:05:00.000000Z The university said the policy 'seeks to protect students from sexually predatory lecturers'. Can South Africans be friends across 'racial' boundaries? Yes and no. 2016-12-02T06:13:00.000000Z Young black South Africans have been raised to believe that friendship across the races is an indicator of progress. Now, they are questioning this. How far Castro’s revolution had come 2016-12-01T22:00:00.000000Z He outlived his great comrade and compañero Che Guevara by a little over 49 years, but now Fidel Castro is dead. From love to death: Home front is girls and women’s war front 2016-12-01T22:00:00.000000Z Across the world tens of thousands of women and girls are being loved to death. Democracy is a work in progress 2016-12-01T22:00:00.000000Z The youth must be included in creating the kind of society the Freedom Charter envisaged. Pupils’ scores show change is possible 2016-12-01T22:00:00.000000Z The improvement from 2003 to 2015 is welcome but differences between schools are a big concern. How to Zuma-proof the future 2016-12-01T22:00:00.000000Z Stop South Africa’s own man-made calamity from recurring with these simple steps. Tough times drive Black Friday 2016-12-01T22:00:00.000000Z Bricks-and-mortar and online retailers are sitting pretty, but did consumers really win? Betting on addiction is a sure winner 2016-12-01T22:00:00.000000Z It is no coincidence that the biggest companies by far on the JSE trade on human weaknesses.