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November 2, 2017 10:07 AM Gender wage gap in SA widens

South Africa is ranked 19 in a new global index report on gender inequality released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The report finds that while South Africa has improved its share of women legislators, senior officials and managers, the gender wage gap in the country has increased. A decade of slow progress towards better parity between the sexes 53

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM Survey finds Batswana don’t trust EVMs

The country has been using a manual voting system for years. The survey also found that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) did not consulted the public sufficiently. The findings of the survey show that only a slim majority (52%) of Batswana trust IEC ‘somewhat’ or ‘a lot’ and show a proportional decline of 18% in points over the last decade 38

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM Abundance City International recognises gospel legends

The team, comprising mostly youth, held a praise and worship night dubbed Total Dominion Night of Praise at Baobab Primary in Gaborone recently. The legends that received the appreciation awards include Phempheretlhe Pheto, Mmereki Marakakgoro, Mpho Nakedi, Otlogetswe Mosekwa, Tshepo Lesole and others. In an interview, a member of the Praise and Worship 31

November 1, 2017 7:41 PM Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, Jeremy Piven, Brett Ratner Accused of Sexual Misconduct

New sexual misconduct accusations have been leveled against several Hollywood A-listers as the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal continues to roil the film industry. Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman, "Entourage" star Jeremy Piven and "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner all face new accusations of sexual misconduct. Additionally, a second actor has come forward 13

November 1, 2017 3:44 PM Six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct

Natasha Henstridge was watching a movie on Brett Ratner’s couch when she fell asleep. She was a 19-year-old fashion model; he was an up-and-coming music video director in his early 20s. They had been hanging out in front of the TV with friends at his New York apartment. But when Henstridge woke up, the others had left. She was alone with Ratner. She got up to leave 1

November 1, 2017 12:48 AM ‘House of Cards’ filming suspended; new Spacey allegations

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood’s widening sexual harassment crisis brought forth a second actor’s allegation against Kevin Spacey on Tuesday, halted production on his Netflix series “House of Cards” and prompted CBS to check into an actress’ claim she was groped by Jeremy Piven. Mexican actor Robert Cavazos wrote on his Facebook page that he encountered Spacey 13

November 1, 2017 12:40 AM 'He grabbed my whole package': Kevin Spacey is accused by a second Hollywood figure who claims House of Cards star groped him a Los Angeles pub in 2003

A second Hollywood figure has come forward Tuesday with sexual assault allegations against actor Kevin Spacey. Tony Montana, a documentary filmmaker, says that the House of Cards star groped him in the Coronet Pub in Los Angeles in 2003. He says he was in the bar working when Spacey showed up with a number of his friends. 'I went up to order a drink 3

October 31, 2017 7:26 PM Hollywood predators on the prowl?

NEW YORK • Kevin Spacey has the cards stacked against him now. The day after the actor apologised following an accusation that he made a sexual advance on a 14-year-old boy in the 1980s, Netflix announced that the next season of his show House Of Cards would be its last. Netflix and Media Rights Capital, the studio behind the show, said in a statement 4

October 30, 2017 1:09 PM How damaged is Kevin Spacey after response to abuse allegations?

Suspicions raised that actor timed his coming out as gay to deflect attention from claims To say that Kevin Spacey’s response to allegations of sexual abuse is “problematic” would be to understate the case. He could hardly have made the situation worse. But he’s made it bad in a different way. The actor Anthony Rapp, currently to be seen in Star Trek: Discovery 10

October 30, 2017 1:09 PM 'I don’t know many... who don’t have a Kevin Spacey story'

Kevin Spacey tweeted his own statement after actor Anthony Rapp accused 58-year-old of historical harassment Actor, stand-up comedian and writer Aisling Bea tweeted this morning after Kevin Spacey released a statement in which he apologised for any "inappropriate drunken behaviour" with a 14-year-old in 1986. Tweeting this morning, Bea wrote; "I don’t 15