Did the Minister of Women seriously victim-blame Karabo Mokoena?

Minister of Women in the Presidency, Susan Shabangu, said on Saturday that Karabo Mokoena, who was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend Sandile Mantsoe, was weak and as a result, stayed in her abusive relationship. The minister’s words come at a time when victim-blaming is part of the narrative around femicide and sexual violence in the country. We'd like to hear your thoughts on this statement made by the minister of women, Susan Shabangu. pic.twitter.com/gn7YQ5WQGb — Checkpoint_eNCA (@Checkpoint_eNCA) May 23, 2017 “She was…

Five places you should visit to celebrate International Museum Day

18 May is International Museum Day, and museums around the country are celebrating with free entrance today. This year’s theme is “Museum and contested histories, saying the unspeakable in museums”, and more than 30 000 museums around the world are expected to take part. The Daily Vox rounds up five of the best ways to remember history this week - why not take the day off and have a look? 1. The Maritime Centre For all you naval enthusiasts, the Maritime Centre at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront is a must-see. From archival…