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Calm down everyone, Nkandla is IFP country

The Inkatha Freedom Party have retained the Nkandla municipality, despite claims from a senior member of the African National Congress early on Thursday that...

Does the PAC even go here anymore?

The Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) are a party with a strong legacy within South Africa. Their founder, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, remains one of the...

#ElectionResults: Joburg and Pretoria are too close to call

The Democratic Alliance (DA) seems to be gaining a stronghold in Gauteng, winning an increase in votes in the region since the 2011 local...

Live blog: 2016 #ElectionResults

3:30PM: We'll be taking a break for a bit, catch us on Twitter @thedailyvox or on Facebook.3:00PM: The Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in South...

Malawi leader to intervene in university fee hike deadlock

Malawian President Arthur Peter Mutharika has agreed to give an audience to University of Malawi Student Union (UMSU) leaders to help break the deadlock...

A first-timer’s guide to Oppikoppi

It’s that time of the year again, where people prepare for the biggest music festival in South Africa - OppiKoppi. While seasoned festivalgoers know...

Al Jazeera journalist among 85 injured as Mugabe crushes protesters

Riot police. Batons. Tear Gas. Beatings.There were scenes of mayhem in Zimbabwe's capital Harare on Wednesday when riot police cracked down on nearly 2,000...

“I am a 40-year-old woman and embarrassed to have voted for...

She did it again.No sooner had the polls closed than Helen Zille dumped the DA straight into the line of fire.It started with Zille...

Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says the EFF is the only party in SA...

While party officials await the results of Wednesday’s local government elections, the Economic Freedom Fighters’ spokesperson says his party is calm and content.“The description...

Some of our politicians walked, stood in queue and voted. Wow.

Democracy is not meant to be a VIP event. One human. One vote. But some politicians woke up this morning thinking their vote was...

Live blog: #LGE2016

7:00 PM: And that's it, we're done. Congratulations, Mzansi! Now we wait for results.6:45 PM: We received this picture taken at Prestbury Primary in...

Your guide to voting in the 2016 local elections

What are the municipal elections?Municipal elections take place every five years to elect councillors who will be responsible for running a municipality.These councillors will serve on...

All the times politicians were just extra this election season

1. We begin with Herman MashabaThe DA’s mayoral candidate for Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, has been, well, controversial. This became apparent when he lashed out with...

This is why young people won’t be turning up at the...

With the 2016 local elections just days away, all eyes are on young people. Just how will they vote? The Institute for Security Studies has...

Chaos erupts in Malawi as university fee hikes announced

Learning in the University of Malawi is at a standstill as running battles between students and the police continue. Angry students are on the...

This is why extreme weather conditions are an issue of inequality

The extreme weather conditions gripping the country this winter are also exposing the country's faultlines. We’ve had hail storms, floods, tornadoes and landslides but there...

The latest on the #TerrorArrests

Activists from CAGE Africa say that due process was ignored when Brendon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie were arrested on terror-related charges on 9 July.#ThulsieTwins Defence...

Unpacking UCT’s absurd reasoning for scapegoating Muslims

At the end of my last piece on UCT’s absurd and discriminatory reasoning used to justify disinviting journalist Flemming Rose from giving this year's...

Tembisa Tornado: 100 injured, 400 houses uprooted

At least 100 people have been injured and 400 homes destroyed after a tornado hit the Tembisa township in the East Rand, government has...

A letter from Zimbabwe, where the former foot soldier cannot speak

After last week's march of thousands in solidarity with President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's war veterans are now having their turn at the wheel meeting...
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