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We urgently need to think beyond “self-care”

Ling Shepherd argues that self-care is a lot more than a trip to the spa.  Notions of self-care are...

If you love baking Faaiza Omar’s My Sweet Life is for...

In My Sweet Life, self-taught baker Faaiza Omar had put together a collection of recipes ranging from cakes, cheesecakes, brioches to more...

Yes you can have summer fun at home

In partnership with the Solidarity Fund South Africans take December seriously. Truly, we prepare...

Here’s what to think about before leaving the house this summer...

In partnership with the Solidarity Fund.  We know, Ke Dezemba, that time of the...

Don’t be a mampara: Let us teach you how to wear...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has stressed one message in every family meeting South Africa has had since March: wear your mask AND properly....

Don’t be a mampara: You can greet someone without touching them

In partnership with the Solidarity Fund. When the coronavirus pandemic hit us forcing us into various stages of...

Let Michiko Kakutani advise you what books to read and reread

It seems like a slightly strange concept - read a book that will advise what other books to read. But that’s the...

“Sacrificing one year of the minstrel parade so we can live...

The annual Cape Minstrel Carnival is synonymous with year-end festivities in Cape Town. The pandemic has forced a postponement to 2022. A...

A snapshot of the Cape Minstrel Carnival history

The annual Cape Minstrel New Year Parade has taken place every year on the 2nd of January through the streets of Cape...

Politicking around identity: Afrikaans holds many truths and evils

Afrikaans is a controversial language. Borne out of Dutch ships passing and trading with the Khoi to slavery, it has come to...

It’s 2020 and skin lightening products continue to exist

Racism around the world is well documented, but many people don’t realise that it can occur not just when one race discriminates...

A South African student in Europe experiencing her second Lockdown talks...

Bronwyn April is a qualified social worker, who had been working as a Youth Development Practitioner previously. We chat to her about...

Binwe Adebayo on writing about Black Love

Binwe Adebayo, writer, founder and managing director of baby mogul has contributed to a new collection of essays. Notes on Love is...

Sea the Bigger Picture with Shamier Magmoet

Shamier Magmoet is a free diver from Heideveld on the Cape Flats. He is also a passionate environmentalist working hard to keep...

A list: Good examples of mental health representation in pop culture

Mental health representation in popular culture is often inaccurate and stigmatising. Instead of creating understanding and empathy, the representation oftentimes reinforces dangerous...

Blackfishing: The beauty trend that preys on black women

By Kelly Mutizira  Every few months, blackfishing and cultural appropriation become controversial topics. While cultural appropriation,...

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...

A guide to keeping the family Whatsapp group fake news-free

Dear members of the family Whatsapp group https://dai.ly/x7gpmdr We hope this message finds you...

SASSA goes digital with online grant applications pilot system

Sassa is just weeks away from launching an online grant application portal. Already a trial has been underway and for 10 days...

The list: Lesser known SA museums you should get acquainted with

As travel restrictions are lifted, many of us may be tempted to explore the country once more.  We found museums across South...
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