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It stemmed from genuine concern. Why was there an apparent lack in visibility of black women in science in the country? And not only that, but why was it even harder to access those who were there, as role models for early career scientists to get mentoring from?
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Thousands of Gauteng motorists who refuse to pay their e-tolls could be fined R500 every time they drive under a toll gantry from July next year. In addition, they will have to pay a R100 levy for every one of these fines.Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
e-tolls must be scrapped
77% - 148 votes
I still won’t comply
16% - 30 votes
I’ll do my duty and avoid fines
3% - 5 votes
Good idea to help the economy
5% - 9 votes