Accountability

State capture report chronicles extent of corruption in South Africa. But...

No self-respecting theatre critic would dream of reviewing a three-Act play during the interval at the end of the first Act. But...

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...

Life Esidimeni: More Than Money, We Need Proper Mental Health Care

"Umuntu ngumuntu nagbantu". It takes a village to raise a child. For many African families, this includes aunts, uncles, grandparents, and cousins. So, when...

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...

Big business urged to step up and fill the gap between...

The Congress of South African Students (COSAS) has demanded (among other things) that the private sector be held accountable for the education of South...

National Shutdown Planned Against Gender-Based Violence

An organisation of feminist and gender activists is calling for a Total Shutdown and Intersectional Women's March Against Gender-based Violence on August 1. It...

#SAPSCapture: when police serve politicians, not the law

As the Moerane Commission of Inquiry probes the 89 political killings in KwaZulu Natal since 2011, The Daily Vox explores the disturbing trend of...

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...

Reed dance a front for corrupt tendencies

Last week it emerged that the eThekwini Municipality had set aside R1.6 million for the annual reed dance held at King Goodwill Zwelithini’s Enyokeni...

#JusticeForNoura: CSVR Condemns Death Sentence For Abuse Victim

"We reject the verdict given to Noura Hussein for the reason that in our view Noura should not be treated as a criminal but...

Durbanites: A Public Sex Offenders List Is Overdue

The Daily News recently reported that there is an increasing public outcry for a complete sex offenders register to be established so that people...

Zara’s no-trolley policy discriminates against child with special needs

International fashion brand Zara's no-trolley policy came under fire this week when employees at their Cresta Shopping Mall branch refused to make an exception...

Abahlali baseMjondolo: An urgent call to build solidarity in action

This is a statement released at the weekend by Thapelo Mohapi, Mqapheli Bonono and Nomusa Sizani of Abahlali baseMjondolo and Marvin Govender of the...

They destroyed his home. Then his case was thrown out of...

On November 27 the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (Seri) filed heads of argument in an application for leave to appeal the Durban...

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...

Two Blasts Rip Through Beirut But Lebanon Is Already Broken

“An accident waiting to happen” that’s how Habib Battah, a journalist in Beirut speaking to Al Jazeera described Lebanon. The country is...

Five Facts: Femicide In South Africa

The murder of a university student in South Africa has led to national soulsearching and debate over violence against women. Africa Check...

A POC Supper At UCT’s Decolonial School Is Causing White Tears

An objection to a People Of Colour (POC)-only space at the University of Cape Town's (UCT) Winter Decolonial School is shifting the attention from...

The Place Of Sara Baartman At UCT

The label “Hottentot Venus” continues to haunt our memory of Sara Baartman. This moniker, used in Jean Reaux’s posters to advertise the exhibit of...

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...
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