A decision by the DA-led Western Cape government to allow its subscription to the Cape Times newspaper to lapse has South Africans buzzing about the political implications of the decision. AAISHA DADI PATEL rounds up the reaction.
Based in Johannesburg, Aaisha has been a part of the Daily Vox team since its inception in 2014. She holds a master’s degree in media studies from the University of the Witwatersrand. Her research and reporting interests include gender and representations of Muslim women in the media, although she’s covered everything from politics to polar bears.