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MOMConnect: how an SMS service keeps pregnant women in check

It's not the type of information you'd ordinarily have. How do you know if your pregnancy is going well, or if your child is...

No, Indian South Africans are not persecuted. Here’s the data.

The National Indian Congress of SA (NICSA) wants South African Indians residing in #eThekwini to "Park by the Pozie" on December 12....

What next for Uzalo?

Uzalo viewers are finding it hard to believe that supposed lead character Gxabhashe is really dead. LIZEKA MADUNA speculates. A flawed family man is dead,...

Uzalo: Can they just bring Gxabhashe back already?

It’s only been a few months since it premiered but soapie fans are already growing impatient with hit SABC 1 series Uzalo. The predominantly Zulu-language...

Five strikes that almost brought SA to its knees

South Africa may well be the strike capital of the world. Last week saw the end of a five-month strike in the platinum sector....

40 years on, we’ve forgotten the role of women in the...

A Google search of June 16, 1976 will bring up a myriad of black and white pictures of the Soweto Uprising. Few of those...

Uzalo: finally, Gxabhashe is back!

Uzalo viewers are brimming with excitement following the return of series villain, Gxabhashe. There are sure to be fireworks in the Xulu family when...

An open letter to my abused friend

With the 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children upon us, one woman writes an open letter to her dear...

Everything we know about TB Joshua and the Synagogue Church

You would be forgiven if you said that Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) leader TB Joshua is the Kanye West of Christianity. We've...

How Fordsburg Has Evolved From The Gold Rush To Now

PART I Growing up as Indian South African, Fordsburg was the place to buy halaal meats, spices, jewellery and...

Five of South Africa’s horrifying road accidents [VIDEO]

A horrific traffic accident on the N12 near Alberton on Tuesday served as a reminder of just how dangerous South Africa’s roads can be. So far,...

No NSFAS? Don’t despair – here are five other ways to...

Furthering your education can be an intimidating journey filled with the anxiety of financial burdens. While the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides loans...

Rhodes Must Fall: the university must be decolonised

The Cecil John Rhodes statue at UCT has been boarded up, and students are in the second week of their sit-in at Bremner Building....

Love in the time of apartheid

Desmond and Leah Tutu recently renewed their wedding vows in celebration of their 60th anniversary. Being married for 60 years is a great feat...

Nine things you might not know about Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is by no means the globe's most-loved man. He's been stripped of his British knighthood, some of his honorary degrees,...

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...

Six payments refugees have to make to secure asylum in SA

 A report on corruption levels in South Africa’s asylum-seeking system, called Queue Here for Corruption, has found that almost one-third of refugees have experienced...

Israel is why a popular academic is pulling out of this...

As South Africa's drought intensifies, the Mail and Guardian in conjunction with the South African Department of Water and Sanitation has organised Water Summit...

My people’s deaths in Beirut do not matter as much as...

On Saturday the world woke up to tragedy. Carnage in Beirut and Paris. In what seems to have been the work of the Islamic...

The Godfather, Desperado… who was the real Ziyaad Janoo?

The self-proclaimed "Godfather" of Laudium, Ziyaad Janoo, hit news headlines after being gunned down in Boksburg on Tuesday night. But many people were left...
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