Accountability

Nozizwe Cynthia Jele On Fixing South Africa’s Weak Reading Culture

“The writing happened much later in life but the reading has always been part of who I am,” South African writer Nozizwe Cynthia Jele...

Why Women’s Month in South Africa is a waste of time

Here's a joke: Women’s Month. In South Africa, August is dedicated to the thousands of women who marched to the Union Buildings on August 9...

Everything To Know About The DRC Elections

It’s been almost three weeks since the citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) cast their votes in the presidential election on December...

Memory Banda On The Struggle Of The Girl Child In Malawi

There is fire in the eyes of Memory Banda when she talks about girls rights in her home country of Malawi. The 22-year-old has...

Celebrating Mam’ Albertina Sisulu In The Hundredth Year Of Her Birth

Chanting “Wathint` abafazi, Strijdom! Wathint` imbokodo uzo kufa!” outside the Union Buildings 62 years ago, it was Albertina Sisulu and other women anti-apartheid activists...

Taxify Terror: “I am now living in fear because the driver...

Taxify SA has heavily criticised following several reports of misconduct by its drivers. Nomonde Siziba*, 22, from Cape Town is one of the women...

5 Talking Points From The Gigaba Budget

  Finance minister Malusi Gigaba tabled the budget for the 2018 year, announcing a new tax regime, including an increase in value-added tax (VAT) since...

Looting, alleged rape, and political interference: what’s happening at Unizulu?

Fresh scandal has emerged at the University of Zululand (Unizulu), including allegations of financial mismanagement and claims that university staff raped a student. Unizulu was...

#TotalShutdown: “We Are Dying At The Hands Of Men, It Has...

In a sea of black and red, thousands of womxn* from all over Gauteng gathered in Pretoria on Wednesday morning to take a stand...

Shoprite workers in Cape Town jailed for accepting tips

Seven Shoprite employees appeared at the Wynberg magistrates court in Cape Town on Tuesday morning on charged with theft after they were accused of...

Black Tax When You’re An Entrepreneur

"Many people including myself have fear of leaving our jobs because of black tax," Yonela Mgolombane, founder of Tunnel Solutions told the Daily Vox...

WTF is up with DJ Dimplez’ rapey cover art?

Twitter was split this week in a discussion on the sinister cover art of DJ Dimplez’ new single, What A Night. The cover art...

Muslim Students At UCT: The University Is Intolerant About Exams During...

UPDATE: In a statement, UCT noted and appreciated an apology made by the lecturer who responded to Soeker’s query about breaking fast during exams....

How Serious Is The Government’s Plan For Free Education?

When former president Jacob Zuma announced the government's plan for free higher education in 2017, the hope and relief were palpable. It all came...
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No Record Of 30 Suicide Attempts At Rhodes, University Says

Rhodes University and its Student Representative Council (SRC) have refuted claims floating around on social media that 30 of its students have attempted suicide...

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...

Vavi: Only nationalisation can end SA’s job-loss bloodbath

Saftu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says that as inequality continues to grow, more and more people are demanding a socialist economic structure. Vavi was...

Seven reasons why Sunday Tribune’s South Africa-Islamic State link is irresponsible...

On Sunday, Independent Newspapers’ Sunday Tribune published a piece titled "Islamic State's SA link". The article claims the Islamic State group, operating in Syria...

Political Parties Weigh In On The Fees Must Fall Amnesty Debate

Political parties debated the call for blanket amnesty for #FeesMustFall (FMF) activists at a National Assembly plenary sitting. In spite of the announcement of...

Illicit Financial Flows Have Direct Impact On Ordinary People

Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs), base erosion, profit shifting (BEPS) and wage evasion is a growing problem that is causing huge capital resource leakages in...
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