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UKZN: Poor Black Students Still Face Harsh Discrimination

"We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe." - Frantz Fanon Fanon tells us that we revolt simply because we...

Start Letting Us Talk: Walking In Protest Against Campus Rape Culture

"Show me rape-culture" - this is one of thousands of comments we have heard from students on campus. These comments are quite disheartening when...

Stop Letting Capitalism Convince You To Overwork

Recently Buzzfeed News published an article about "Millennial Burnout" - the condition seeming to affect people born between the years 1980 and...

The “New Dawn” Might Work For The ANC, But Not For...

COMMENT At his inauguration as the President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa pleaded with Zimbabweans to rally behind his presidency...

Fear Of A Cape Town Trump

The rise of the populism globally has had no clearer manifestation than the election of Donald. J Trump as the 45th President of the...

What the Malema ‘nutcracker moment’ at SONA says about sexual violence...

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Press Release: Rabble Rousing Columnists Added to The Daily Vox

The Daily Vox is proud to announce a series of new weekly and monthly columnists to the team. Wanelisa Xaba, Brian Kamanzi, Oliver Meth and...

Local Psychology College’s Curriculum Perpetuates Transphobia

Most of us are aware of the fact that homosexuality was thought of as immoral and even categorised as a mental illness until some...

Jumping Through Hoops For White People’s Change

COMMENT The Johannesburg northern suburbs seem to be turning into one big circus. Pantsula dancers, jugglers on unicycles and...

Corona on the other side of wealth

Umuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu or “I am because you are” is how we describe the meaning of Ubuntu. It speaks to the phenomena...

#ChristChurch: To hate or not to hate?

COMMENT #ChristChurch. Fifty congregants murdered. Dozens wounded. The martyrs are Muslim worshippers and the murderer is an Australian born,...

The Fight Against Gun Violence In Atlantis, My Community

COMMENT When I think of the word “home” I think of safety, but I come from Atlantis, on the...

Free Speech, A Pillar Of Decolonisation

COMMENT In 1988 something bizarre happened in the literary world. The novel, a genre in it’s recline into irrelevance,...

The MPL Network: Centering Women’s Experiences of Islamic Law

Debating justice in the Muslim family, a recent workshop organised by the Muslim Personal Law (MPL) Network at the University of Cape Town (UCT)...

Giving White People Honest Feedback About Racism

Noted antiracism practitioner Dr Robin Di Angelo, who coined the term white fragility, talks about how in her workshops she asks people of colour...

Open letter to Pravin Gordhan urges him to take responsibility in...

In an open letter to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, head of department of anthropology at Wits, Dr Kelly Gillespie, expressed her disappointment that Gordhan...

Only A 1976 Situation Can Change The Lives Of SA Youth

COMMENT This year marks the 43rd anniversary of the June 1976 massacre, and it has become apparent that the...

Class, Patriarchy And Racism In the SRC Elections At Tuks

The elections at the University of Pretoria have come and left in the year 2018.I must say the burden that they carried sometimes lead...

Is South African Hip Hop Finding Its Voice Again?

One of the memorable (or tragic) moments from arguably the most celebrated presidency in Africa, is that of a police commissioner raising his hands...

Caught in the Spider’s Web: Radical Economic Transformation and Authoritarian Populism

The emergence of the campaign and associated political rhetoric under the banner of “Radical Economic Transformation” (RET) devolved from the Zuma administration. Over the...
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