Economy

Makhanda and the future of service delivery protests in SA

In Makhanda, between May and June, protestors shut down roads, and other access points. They were protesting jobs and decent services. In...

South African riots and food security: why there’s an urgent need...

Wandile Sihlobo, University of the Witwatersrand When South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa, addressed the nation on July 12...

AlexFM station manager: “Alexandra was silenced yesterday morning”

AS TOLD TO Four community radio stations were attacked and looted in Gauteng and Kwazulu-Natal this week. The ongoing...

#SAShutdown triggered by #ZumaArrest but not the reason

The #ShutdownSA protests sparked by the imprisonment of former president Jacob Zuma are ongoing. Minister of police, Bheki Cele assured South Africans...

Poverty Shaming has no place in South Africa

The unemployment rate in South Africa is at 32.6%. The pandemic worsened employment opportunities as many industries were affected adversely.  Added to...

Durban food riots turn the wheel of history

South Africa’s social crisis has erupted as the people Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma deem expendable, those who bear the brunt of...

Why an income guarantee would create a South Africa where everyone...

On Youth Day we chatted to Shaeera Kalla about the Basic Income Grant - the conversation generated such a big buzz in...

The eSwatini protests, explained

The people of eSwatini have been protesting against the king and the country's monarchical system. People from across the country have joined...

7 ways to support local small businesses during COVID19

Local small businesses are essential for our economy. They bring growth and innovation to communities. They provide employment, create entrepreneurship opportunities and...

Khoi activist: “Amazon is the 2021 version of the Dutch East...

Amazon announced their African headquarters in Cape Town, after brokering a multi-billion rand deal with the City of Cape Town. We spoke...

#BeTheDrivingForce: Why we need the basic income grant

Youth Day has now officially passed but that certainly does not mean issues concerning young people are a thing of the past....

Fees Must Fall 2021: here are 10 key questions

A shutdown is underway at various universities across South Africa as students ramp up protests that began at several campuses last week....

#SONA2021: A fatigued Ramaphosa urges South Africa to march forward together

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on February 11. It was markedly different from previous SONAs....

Journalist Abra Barbier on journalism in South Africa in 2020

The experienced journalist opened up in her private capacity on the turmoil in the industry.  What is your...

The calls for Basic Income Grant, explained

On October 12, the C19 People's Coalition Cash Transfers Working Group and the Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ) issued a demand to...

Social enterprise ThankYou has a plan to end extreme poverty

The Daily Vox has partnered with Australian social enterprise ThankYou who have come up with a plan to end extreme poverty. Founded...

Calls for international cooperation against corporate exploitation

From September 18 to 22 the Progressive International  (PI) are hosting their inaugural summit. The summit seeks to tackle what the organisation...

If you’re struggling you may be eligible for relief on your...

Ling Shepherd found out how you can access indigent relief in the City of Cape Town.  One thing lockdown...

Men Are Still Ashamed To Publicly Buy Sanitary Pads

For many, it’s still unusual to see men holding or buying sanitary pads. This stigma results in some men feeling uncomfortable and...

COVID-19: The Cure Could Be Worse Than The Disease For South...

Seán Mfundza Muller, University of Johannesburg As the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 spreads worldwide, some governments have taken rapid and...
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