South Africa:Wits University Adds Gender-Neutral ‘Mx’ Title to Its List of Options

[News24Wire] In an effort to make the institution a safer and welcoming space, Wits University has now given students the added option of using the gender-neutral title “Mx” alongside more traditional titles.

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Nkateko Mnisi (28)

Nkateko Mnisi chose to study medicine because of her passion for working with people. “It allows me to interact with people from different walks of life — crossing barriers like age, race, gender and occupation. And it would also allow for me to make an invaluable impact on people’s lives — because the power of healing through medicine is indescribable.” However, while pursuing her two-year medical internship after graduating from the University of Cape Town a few years ago, she felt perturbed by the many flaws she noticed in the health system as well as the injustices she felt interns faced.

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South Africa:Minister Malusi Gigaba Requests Inquiry Into Revenue Services

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba has approached President Jacob Zuma for an urgent establishment of an inquiry into the tax administration and governance of the South African Revenue Service (SARS). The President has acceded to the request.

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