Accountability

Basic Education, Parliament Officials Call Out Elijah Mhlanga’s Offensive #ReadToLead Tweets

Officials within the department of basic education (DBE) have responded to the department spokesperson’s controversial tweets. Both the DBE minister Angie Motshekga...

Papgeld: Show Targeting Deadbeat Dads Is Problematic

COMMENT As the show 'No excuse, pay papgeld' continues to gain momentum on social media following gut wrenching episodes,...

Labor Exploitation, Burnout, And Gender Discrimination In Gaming

Just a few weeks ago, a 16-year-old boy from the US made headlines worldwide. He won the inaugural Fortnite World Championships. His...

#KeepItConstitutional: Animated Series Teaches Learners About The Constitution

There’s a decline in knowledge about the Constitution among those South Africans living in marginalised and vulnerable communities. Interestingly, adults living in...

Home Affairs: It’s Up to Women To Check If Surname Was...

The department of home affairs acknowledged reports that some women’s surnames had been changed without their consent after marriage, in a statement...

8 South African Organisations Combating Climate Change

By now, we’ve all (hopefully) accepted the scientifically established fact that human-caused climate change is real. In September last year, the world’s...

‘The Enforcers’ Digs Deep Into Cape Town’s Criminal Underworld

Here is the Cape Town underworld laid bare, explored through the characters who control the “protection” industry – the bouncers and security...

#IStandWithIlhan: Ilhan Omar Pushes Pro-BDS Bill Despite Harsh Criticism

NEWS ANALYSIS United States congresswoman Ilhan Omar has been through the most, but she won’t be deterred. Despite United...

Mandela Day: ‘There Is No Perfect Leader’

The Durban-based, youth-led, non governmental organisation, Door to Door Foundation will be spending its 67 minutes renovating a local school in Magabheni...

Beauty Bias, And The Creation Of Pretty Privilege

EXPLAINER Let’s be frank: the more attractive society perceives you to be, the more social and economic opportunities you...

An Open Letter to the Board of BDS-SA On The Muhammad...

COMMENT We as individuals, committed to: Justice for Palestine; An indivisible, intersectional approach...

Sudan: Another ‘Millions March’ Planned After More Crackdowns On Protests

“Yesterday was the million man march which was successful beyond measure,” said Reem O. M. Gaafar, a Sudanese doctor, writer and documentary...

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....

Airport Security Protocols Must Respect Bodily Integrity

News that a Muslim woman was made to remove her headscarf by security at the OR Tambo International Airport has raised censure....

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...

Workers Not Obliged To Snitch During Violent Strikes, ConCourt Rules

On June 28, the Constitutional Court upheld an appeal in the case of employees being dismissed for failing to disclose information to...

Bread Heists And Currencies: The Situation In Zimbabwe

FEATURE Last week, news sites reported that 500 loaves of bread had been stolen by armed robbers in...

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...

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...

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...
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