Meet South African biological scientist Patrick Siyambulela Mafunda, the man attempting to save the African penguin
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Africans rising Meet South African biological scientist Patrick Siyambulela Mafunda, the man attempting to save the African penguin

African penguins, known for their irregular markings and loud call, are in sharp decline. The species has gone from a population of more than a million at the beginning of the 20th century to being endangered. South African bioscientist Patrick Mafunda is using in-vitro fertilisation to help the species survive.

“Pink tax”: The reality of being an African female consumer
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African identities “Pink tax”: The reality of being an African female consumer

By now it is common knowledge that products marketed to women cost more. In some cases they cost multiple times more than the exact same products for men. This “pink tax” is imposed despite the fact that women are paid less than men. And in Africa, a lower level of quality seems to apply – as in the case of Proctor and Gamble’s Always sanitary products.