Accountability

#MosqueMeToo: Nouman Ali Khan Invited As Guest To Cape Town Mosque

Masjidul-Quds (known as Gatesville Mosque) has invited American-based Muslim preacher Nouman Ali Khan as a guest scholar for the holy month of...

Shailja Patel On Her Exile: “The One Thing I Still Have...

Poet and political activist Shailja Patel announced on Tuesday she was going into self-imposed exile - leaving Kenya. Earlier this month Kenyan...

Zimbabwe permit holders have a grace period of 12 months to...

On November 25, the minister in the presidency, Mondli Gungubele, announced the outcomes of the recent cabinet meeting. This includes a decision...

Don’t be intimidated; security guards don’t have any special policing rights

Security guards in South Africa are known for abusing their power but what a few people know is that security do not hold any...

How to get rid of a rubbish ward councillor

Ward councillors are meant to act as a bridge between community members and government. But councils are often the first places where communities come...

All South Africa’s commissions of inquiry listed

The ongoing Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture,  has left many of us aghast. Come on. It must be...

Transformation and “Hitler committed no crime” – UCT is...

The academic year is yet to properly begin but the University of Cape Town (UCT) is embroiled in controversy. 

Global Climate Strike: Where In SA You Can Take Action

An intergenerational global climate strike is happening. From September 20-27, thousands of people around the world will be taking to the streets...

New Refugee Amendments Not Welcomed

The Refugees Amendment Act, 2008 gazetted by the minister of home affairs Aaron Motsoaledi came into effect from January 1. These are...

Why Is Everybody So Afraid Of DD Mabuza?

On Monday evening, Cyril Ramaphosa announced the first cabinet reshuffle of his tenure as president of South Africa. While there were many surprises and...

Rana Ayyub On Fascism In India

Around 2010 journalist and writer Rana Ayyub went undercover in Gujarat, India. Posing as an American film student armed with eight cameras,...

This is what JZ must answer for

“No one has told me what I have done wrong. No one has been able to furnish what I’ve done. If I’ve...

Know Your Rights: Sexual Harassment in SA

EXPLAINER Those accused of sexual harassment often deny that the behaviour they’re accused of is sexual harassment. But sexual...

‘The Enforcers’ Digs Deep Into Cape Town’s Criminal Underworld

Here is the Cape Town underworld laid bare, explored through the characters who control the “protection” industry – the bouncers and security...

Never far from controversy: The life and times of Zweli Mkhize

Health minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize had been a beacon of hope during the uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic. He also seems to...

Nelson Mandela and Women

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is etched into history as an icon and is lauded all over the world for his work in the struggle against...

The New Apartheid shatters the idea that apartheid ever ended

In Dr. Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh’s second book The New Apartheid, he examines how apartheid has reinvented itself. This book follows his first, Democracy...

If you’re struggling you may be eligible for relief on your...

Ling Shepherd found out how you can access indigent relief in the City of Cape Town.  One thing lockdown...

Nkosikho Mbele: Public Outcry After BackaBuddy Holds Donated Funds

Social media users have raised concerns over crowd funder BackaBuddy’s decision not to pay campaign money into petrol attendant Nkosikho Mbele’s personal...

Home Affairs: It’s Up to Women To Check If Surname Was...

The department of home affairs acknowledged reports that some women’s surnames had been changed without their consent after marriage, in a statement...
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