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Xenophobia is just one of the many problems faced by refugees...

Since a refugee is defined as someone who has evaded their home country because of war, persecution or natural disasters, they have not left...

“As a young person, you must know where you want to...

Nineteen-year-old MFUNDO RADEBE, from Durban’s township of Umlazi, has been awarded a scholarship to study at Harvard University in the USA after obtaining eight...

This black, bold, queer activist wants us to invest in people...

One of the first disabled Africans to be accepted into Oxford University, EDWARD NDOPU plans to use the opportunity to close the access gaps...

Uzalo’s Khaya Dladla: “There’s more to me than my sexuality”

The entertainment industry may be opening up to new talent but actors and actresses in the LGBTQI+ community still face the stereotype of only...

Uzalo’s Sihle Ndaba on her love for travelling and performing

Young people sometimes feel the pressure to stay rooted in one place and go for the "safe" options. But the dynamic SIHLE NDABA proves...

How one woman lost R128 000 to a Ponzi scheme

Everyone likes an opportunity to make extra cash, but some deals are too good to be true… or legal. Last year, over nine business...

Uzalo’s Ntokozo Dlamini loves his family, just like his character Mastermind

Uzalo is one of South Africa's hottest television dramas at the moment. The Daily Vox caught up with NTOKOZO DLAMINI, who plays Mastermind Maphumulo...

Uzalo’s MaNzuza, Leleti Khumalo, on forgiving her absent mom and learning...

The cast of popular television drama Uzalo recently left the humid scene of Durban for Joburg on a press tour. LELETI KHUMALO, who plays MaNzuza,...

Mohale Mashigo on how writing and storytelling keep her alive

Author of The Yearning, MOHALE MASHIGO spoke to Mbali Phala about storytelling, spirituality, changing the lives of children and her own yearning. At 19, I...

Meet the guys helping to keep Durban’s beaches clean

LUC QUEVAUVILLIERS and DALE JOHNSON have taken it upon themselves to keep Durban's Blue Lagoon beach clean. They, with the help of a growing...

This South African activist says he was deported from Israel because...

ITANI RASALANAVHO was deported by Israel recently as he tried to make his way into Palestine and the Occupied Territories for voluntary work. This...

This young writer has written a book of IsiZulu poetry but...

Grade 11 pupil, MENZI MTHETHWA has written a book of IsiZulu poetry, but he's struggling to realise his dream of being published.  It’s unfortunate that...

Apartheid files: She found her brother’s body 27 years after he...

Some of the teenagers who disappeared during apartheid have still not been found. For the Tshabalala family, the search for their son - an...

Picking up the pieces after a shack fire destroys homes in...

On Wednesday night, a fire burnt down several shacks in the Hoffman Place informal settlement near Overport. As a result of this, some 29...

What’s It Like Making A Living As A Sex Worker?

In March, Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa announced a plan to decriminalise sex work in South Africa. According to Sex Workers Education and...

Photographer battles his own demons to create a visual diary of...

Photographer TSOKU MAELA, who suffers from manic depression and anxiety, has visually interpreted the different stages of depression in a photo series called “Abstract...

“We are deeply worried about a trend to undermine the ability...

This week, some 900 civil society activists and thinkers have descended upon Bogota to discuss the role of civil society in making a better...

“I feel there is no solution to xenophobia because there is...

It's been roughly a year since the outbreak of xenophobic violence which swept across Kwazulu Natal, killing seven and displacing thousands. China Ngubane returned...

“Uzalo has taught me that it is important to understand and...

With Uzalo being the most popular show in Mzansi, Lizeka Maduna was lucky enough to catch up with NKOSINATHI "NAY MAPS" MAPHALALA (who plays...

“As Africans, when we tell about our tragedy and stories –...

It has been almost a year since xenophobic violence swept through Kwazulu Natal, killing seven and displacing thousands. China Ngubane spoke to QUEEN YAA...
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