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Blaming women is the easiest thing to do

I found myself nodding along to the Daily Vox editorial 'Why we've had enough of this casual harassment'. I agree that there needs to...

The SADC wrap: health problems for Zambia’s Sata and condom confusion...

Each week award winning journalist Kristen van Schie brings you all the news that's worth knowing from across the SADC region. Here is this week's SADC wrap. Zambia After...

Omar Barghouti: The full interview

Omar Barghouti is a co-founder of the Palestinian Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. His views and the BDS platform have provoked controversy and...

EFF: Get in line or get out

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) broke the rules of the Gauteng legislature when its members wore red overalls branded with the party’s slogan “Asijiki”...

One on One with Imran Garda

PONTSHO PILANE sat down to talk with Imran Garda about the media, the Rainbow Nation, and his new book. Imran Garda, wearing a blue sweater...

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....

World Cup 2014: Are we in for any more shockers?

And then there were 16. With Brazil, Colombia, Netherlands and Cost Rica through, our man YASSER ALLY offers some predictions on the fixtures to...

SA writer wins African short story award

A South African writer has walked away with a Ugandan literary award for her short story, Out of the Blue, about a woman who...

Maseru coalition government under threat

Government has expressed concern at troop movements in Lesotho's capital, Maseru. The country is in political turmoil after Parliament was prorogued - its session discontinued...

World refugee crisis worst since WW2

On World Refugee Day, the Daily Vox is sharing the stories of two displaced persons, as told to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). (Additional reporting by...

Malema booted from Parliament after just one day [video]

Julius Malema made waves again on his second day in Parliament. The EFF's overall-clad commander in chief was booted out of the National Council of...

5 Buzzwords from the State of the Nation address decoded

On Tuesday, President Jacob Zuma took centre stage at Parliament to deliver the State of the Nation Address for the second time this year....

Malema steals the show in parliamentary debut

EFF leader Julius Malema made an explosive entrance into Parliament. And it wasn't just his mineworkers uniform that everyone pointing and gasping. He came,...

EFF leader Julius Malema’s speech at the State of the Nation...

Thank you very much Speaker for the opportunity to address Parliament and the people of South Africa: We acknowledge and greet the millions of South...

What you need to know about #Sona2014 (ver. 2.0)  

1.     Didn’t we have a State of the Nation address already? Why are we having another one? Yes, we know its confusing. But it's quite simple,...

Young and homeless in SA

PONTSHO PILANE spoke to young people living on the streets, who are facing a far more subtle enemy than the youth of the 70s...

SA youth unemployment: What’s the problem?

If you're South African, under 35 years old and looking for a job, you're in for a tough time. There are 3.3-million unemployed South...

Five facts you may not know about June 16

If you going to share Hector's photo, you might as well know the facts about June 16. We know June 16 mostly because of that iconic image...

June 16 in five quotes

On June 16 students across Soweto revolted against a law that made Afrikaans the language of instruction in African schools across the country. The apartheid...

Youth Day: “I do not celebrate it or commemorate it”

Antoinette Sithole, Hector Pieterson's sister, speaks about life after June 16. On June 16, Soweto students embarked on a march against Bantu education and the use of...
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