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Girls always at risk from broken men

At the rate things are going, the girl child in South Africa will always be at risk.

The recent spate of gender-based violence makes it clear that this country is in crisis. What sort of men are being churned out?

Girls always at risk from broken men
Girls always at risk from broken men

Girls always at risk from broken men

At the rate things are going, the girl child in South Africa will always be at risk.

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opinion

Girls always at risk from broken men

At the rate things are going, the girl child in South Africa will always be at risk.

Opposition parties need JZ to stick around

For any form of coalition government to have a chance of ousting the ANC in 2019, Zuma needs to remain in the hot seat.

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