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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 Taskforce, almost...

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...

“Government should be able to tell its people that ‘foreigners’ do...

It's been almost a year since xenophobic violence broke out in Kwazulu Natal. China Ngubane returned to Durban and spoke to AMUR JEREMIAH, originally...

Jo’burg Uber driver on fare cuts: “These other drivers are worried...

During the first week of April, transport service Uber announced a 20% reduction in South African ride rates for winter. Some 200 unimpressed drivers...

This Braamfontein barista says he’s the best in Gauteng

Braamfontein is filled with coffee shops, mostly to cater for its thriving student population. The competition for a good cup of coffee is tough,...

Actress Wandi C on dropping out of varsity and trying to...

Born in Durban and having moved to Joburg six months ago because she had reached the ceiling in Durban’s entertainment industry, actress and TV...

At Hope Farm, a real-life tale of goodwill has gone up...

After the April-May 2015 xenophobic outbreak in South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal farmer Andrew Wartnaby assisted 139 victims mainly from DRC and Burundi, by providing them...
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