Accountability

Moe Shaik’s Memoir Is The ANC Spy Bible

In his new book and memoir, Moe Shaik, former head of the South African Secret Service takes the reader through the days...

Watch Now: COVID-19 Campus Shutdowns

In marking Youth Day, and six years since the launch of The Daily Vox, The Daily Vox hosted a discussion on one...

Democracy Works Academy: Training Tomorrow’s Leaders

Calling all young South African leaders with an interest in building democracy! The Democracy Works Foundation (DWF), in...

Disconnect Between Business And State Contributed To Marikana Massacre

COMMENT The Marikana massacre, in which 34 striking mineworkers were shot dead by police on 16 August 2012, was a tragic and historic event in...

Safety concerns mount as thousands flock to Durban beaches

Thousands of people have descended on the city of Durban for the festive season, with many people taking advantage of the sunny weather to...

Police watchdog can’t keep up with crooked cops

Thousands of cases of police brutality are reported in South Africa each year but only a fraction of them ever result in criminal charges....

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...

Premier Of Gauteng Demands Results Within “The Next 100 Days”

Gauteng premier David Makhura delivered the State of the Province Address (SOPA) at the University of Johannesburg Soweto campus on Monday morning....

Attacks on citizen rights in SA: Five trends and countrywide threats

From the large city centres to the rural townships, South Africans are witnessing a nationwide crackdown on their civic rights. Citizens’ ability to speak...

Solidarity For Workers Unionised By The Willbes Haitian S.A.

The historical legacy of Haitian rebellion in the political imagination of revolutionaries in Africa, the diaspora, and across the world cuts to core of...

50 000 litres of sewage flow into SA’s rivers every second

South Africa’s municipal sewage system has largely collapsed. Of the 824 treatment plants, maybe only 60 release clean water. Raw or partially treated sewage flows...

Mpho Phalatse Apologises For ‘Friends Of Israel’ Comment

UPDATE: Suspended member of the mayoral committee (MMC) for health and social development Dr Mpho Phalatse apologised for controversial comments she made earlier this...

13 WTF Moments Of 2018

Let's be real: 2018 has been one very long year. If you don't believe us, here's a list of all the things that happened...

EFF And Traditional Leaders Unite Over The Land Question

The Economic Freedom Fighters and Congress of Traditional Leaders of SA (Contralesa) have joined forces in the heated debate around land expropriation without compensation...

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...

Marievale Evictions: The SANDF Is Still Barring Residents From Their Homes

Marievale residents have yet again been barred from returning to their homes despite a court ruling by the High Court in Johannesburg stating they...

How Climate Change Drives Conflict In Africa

Climate change is fast becoming a reality that no person or government can ignore. Yet it is being ignored despite the myriad...

Can the Public Protector be removed from office?

Questions have been raised about the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s fitness for office. But under what circumstances can the Public Protector be removed? Safura...

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...

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,...
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