Accountability

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...

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...

The Competition Commission Tackles Schools Over Uniforms

On Tuesday, the Competition Commission finally announced that it had 'gone after' several schools and suppliers over various anti-competitive practices in the sale of...

Burned Billboards: The Democratic Alliance In 2019

First, it was the #ANCIsKillingUs billboard. Now the billboard says the African National Congress (ANC) is killing the lights in South Africa. The Democratic...

Africans Want Political Choice, New Book Argues

Democracy Works is a book that attempts to show that the best way to economic development is through a democratic governance system. The book...

SONA: No Clarity On The Broken Free Education Policy, Yet

"We are concerned about developments on some campuses this week, especially reports of violence and intimidation," said President Cyril Ramaphosa said during his second...

It’s Necessary To Watch Surviving R. Kelly

It should be impossible that R. Kelly survived the myriad allegations of abuse leveled against him. But he did. Twenty-five years later, his survivors...

Equal Education: Alternative Report Questions ‘Exoneration’ Of Doron Isaacs

On Tuesday, following the earlier release of the report of an inquiry into sexual harassment allegations against the Equal Education co-founder and treasurer Doron...

Equal Education and Doron Isaacs: Setting The Record Straight

As former employees of Equal Education (EE), who recently left our positions, we have been deeply troubled by the release of former High Court...

What’s Behind South Africa’s Messy Foreign Policy?

South Africa has come under a great deal of criticism for its response to the situations unfolding in Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of...

“It’s Highly Unlikely That The ANC Will Deliver On Its Promises”

The African National Congress launched its elections manifesto, and a promise of 275,000 new jobs per year is a key pillar of it. While...

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...

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...

AFCON: Morals Matter In African Football

Cameroon has been withdrawn as hosts of the 2019 African Cup of Nations due to delays with security and preparation concerns. The new hosts...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Ducks Questions On Transphobia

After almost an hour delay, acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie arrived at the Abantu Book Festival on Friday afternoon. Adichie was in conversation...

Marievale: Home Of Community Leader Bombed

After midnight on Wednesday, a petrol bomb was thrown onto the roof of Marievale community leader and former South African National Defence Force (SANDF)...

These Young Activists Are Working For Safer Schools

Lays dos Santos (18) has to leave home in the early parts of the morning to go to school or work every day. Travelling...

Global Citizen And The Legacy Of Nelson Mandela 

Anticipation is high for the first ever Global Citizen Mandela 100 Festival - held in honour of Nelson Mandela’s centenary - that will...

South Africa decides against condemning crimes against Rohingya

Consensus builds against Myanmar but South Africa still back pedaling.

“Poacher”, The Story Of The People Behind Abalone Poaching

Co-authors of Poacher: Confession from the abalone underworld, Kimon de Greef and Shuhood Abader look visibly tired as we sit down for our interview...
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