Accountability

Activists Raise Their Voices Against BRICS

Amid the backdrop of the beginning of the 10th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summit, activists and community organisations held a...

What We Learned About Social Justice In Ramadan

COLUMN Social justice is intrinsically linked to the Islamic faith. The Qur’an (3:104) calls on Muslims to “be a...

K-pop Idols And Blackface: It’s Not Okay!

It’s not easy being a fan when the idols you adore display blatantly offensive behaviour. As fans, we have a responsibility to call out...

BDS-SA Clears Muhammed Desai Of Sexual Harassment Allegations

Boycott Divestment and Sanctions South Africa (BDS-SA) co-founder and director Muhammed Desai has been cleared of sexual harassment accusations. An independent investigation...

Victims of Sexual Violence in Sudan Deserve Justice

COMMENT Today, as we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we demand accountability...

Queens Of The Kingdom: A Portrait Of Saudi Women

BOOK REVIEW The Saudi Arabian woman is veiled in mystery: global media narratives paint her as locked in a...

Harris Dousemetzis On Telling The TRUE Story Of “The Man Who...

“The Man Who Killed Apartheid” is a book aiming to contribute to “a post-colonial intellectual history of South Africa.” It is book...

Higher Education Minister Appoints Sexual Violence In Universities Task Team

Students have been consistently protesting the rampant sexual harassment and violence that takes place at institutions of higher learning. Hoping to address...

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...

Privilege, #FeesMustFall, And The Dangers Of A Single Narrative

The Daily Vox has a long-standing commitment to the story of Fees Must Fall (FMF) and its part in the unfolding of the larger...

Botswana Scraps Anti-Gay Laws: What It Means

EXPLAINER The Botswana High Court made history on June 11 when it struck down a section in the country’s...

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...

Here’s Why SA Did Not Sign The Africa Free Trade Deal...

Earlier this month, African leaders gathered in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, to sign an agreement which could have huge implications for commerce and...

The Stigmas Of Sex Work “To Be Blessed And Slaying”

Over the last three years a new tagline of a type of sex work has populated much of social media under the name of...

EXO Inspires South African EXO-Ls To Give Back

The South African EXO fandom known as EXO-Ls showed their love for the K-pop group on its sixth year anniversary by embodying the groups...

Sudan’s Omar Al-Bashir Deposed: What Next?

EXPLAINER After almost 30 years in power, Sudan’s Omar Al-Bashir was ousted and arrested by the army on...

No policy in sight to help people with albinism in SA

People with albinism continue to face stigma, health challenges and the threat of violence, and there is still no solid policy to address their...

Equal Education and Doron Isaacs: Setting The Record Straight

As former employees of Equal Education (EE), who recently left our positions, we have been deeply troubled by the release of former High Court...

H&M deserves no sympathy – the fashion industry is built on...

In 2013, a multi-storey commercial building in the Bangladeshi capital city of Dhaka collapsed, killing 1135 people and injuring thousands more. The disaster was...

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...
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