Accountability

The Women Of Waqf Are Claiming Their Right To Pray In...

What began as a means for women to form a spiritual community and pray their salaah in congregation during the holy month of Ramadan...

Three Years After The Kunduz Hospital Airstrike, Thousands Remain Without Medical...

It was the only trauma hospital serving the people of Kunduz, an area in northeastern Afghanistan. On October 3 2015, the US army bombed...

News24 publishes then retracts racist article on Michael Holding

The article titled "Holding hypocrisy" was retracted by News24, and its editor-in-chief says he will get to the bottom of the issue, but readers...

Afrophobia, Islamophobia & White Supremacy: Join The Dots

COMMENT To those who felt that the #ChristChurch attacks represented some white dude's (supremacist) hatred of Islam and Muslims...

A Luta Continua: Youth Day Is Futile For Young South Africans

The class of 1976 have inspired many uprisings and protests from what many people have termed "born frees". These youngsters have challenged our democracy...

‘Calling Israel An Apartheid State Is Not A Matter Of Political...

In our last op-ed for #IsraeliApartheidWeek, MICHIA MONCHO looks at the tactics defenders of Israeli apartheid use to deny the horrible truth. Following in a...

Life In A Durban Hostel Is A Nightmare

March 21 marks Human Rights Day annually, where South Africans commemorate the events of Sharpeville Massacre, however, for hostel dwellers around Durban...

9 Changes You Can Make To Be More Environmentally-Conscious

The way you live has a profound impact on the environment. It affects the weather, the quality of air you breathe, the survival of...

OR Tambo Airport Asks Muslim Women To Remove Hijab At Airport

A group of Muslim women travelling from Johannesburg to Cape Town have raised complaints that they were treated unfairly by security due...

The Bo-Kaap Community Is Fighting For Its Life Against Developers And...

For the past week, the Cape Town community of Bo-Kaap has been protesting against plans by the City and private developers to gentrify the...

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...

How the weather service failed to warn of the Gauteng and...

The South African Weather Services (SAWS) has admitted they failed to warn the vast majority of citizens about the serious storms that swept across...

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...

Ahmed Timol inquest reveals torture and murder cover-ups by apartheid police

The second sitting of the inquest into apartheid activist Ahmed Timol’s death began at the Pretoria high court on Monday. Witnesses have begun testifying...

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...

What Have Women Benefited In The Past 25 years Of Democracy?

SPONSORED COMMENT On May 2, 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa should have signed the national strategic plan against gender based...

In Defence Of Safe Spaces

Safe spaces are often mocked and misunderstood. Those who are excluded from certain safe spaces feel discriminated against or feel that it is a...

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...

We don’t buy into the rainbowist fairytale of Cyril Ramaphosa

Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa was supposed to be Nelson Mandela's successor. Now finally at 65, 'Mandela's heir' is the new president of South...

In 2018, we’re respecting SA women’s sports

Women’s sports in South Africa had a lot of wins in 2017. From Banyana Banyana winning the 2017 Cosafa Cup Championship to the Proteas...
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