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Elections Live Blog (10/05)

Welcome to the third day of The Daily Vox’s elections live blog. We’re bringing you live updates as votes are counted. We’ll...

Elections Live Blog (08/05)

Welcome to The Daily Vox elections live blog. We’re bringing you live updates on what is happening on the ground in places...

Abahlali BaseMjondolo Endorse The Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party

The shackdwellers movement Abahlali baseMjondolo has announced that it will be voting the National Union of Metalworkers of SA's political party, the...

#DAFinalRally: “The DA Is South Africa’s ‘Last Hope’”

“We need change, and we need it now,” Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane said about the imminent national election. Dobsonville was...

Fasiha Hassan Argues The Case For The ANC

The African National Congress has been around for 107 years, and in government for 25 of these. Its leadership has been dominated...

The Rise Of Urban Farming In Johannesburg

Small farms and gardens have begun popping up all around the Johannesburg inner-city. The contrasts between the bustling urban environment and the...

President Shocked Is Too Rich To Lead

Subscribe to Sipho’s Weekly Political Newsletter.President Cyril Ramaphosa may not realise this, but his now-infamous quotes about being ‘shocked’...

Thabang Motsohi: Why The ANC Fails

“The African National Congress (ANC) is going to be divided, it’s going to split. The split is inevitable when you have ideological...

Politics Goes To Church

Subscribe to Sipho’s Weekly Political Newsletter.More political parties will contest the 2019 national elections than ever before - 48, to be exact. Amongst the crop...

Joburg Zoo To Get Second Elephant In Spite Of Public Outcry

COMMENTThe Joburg Zoo continues to make unilateral decisions regarding Lammie the elephant’s future while the DA led City...

#AlexShutDown: The ANC Did This

Subscribe to Sipho’s Weekly Political Newsletter.On Thursday, I was invited by the University of Witwatersrand chapter of the Golden...

Beyond The Gender Summit: Where To From Here

NEWS ANALYSISA number of steps have been taken to address the scourge of gender-based violence (GBV) and femicide...

The DA’s “Law & Order” Policies Won’t Fix The Cape Flats

COMMENTA search reveals that the term “police” shows up 22 times on the Democratic Alliance’s 83-page manifesto. Whilst...

UDM: Coalitions The Way To Go For 2019

Yongama Ludwe - the United Democratic Movement (UDM)’s number 6 on the party’s parliamentary list - is also the Gauteng Provincial Youth...

African Freedom Revolution Aims For 3 Million Votes

African Freedom Revolution is a new party in KwaZulu-Natal which promises to address various issues including corruption, education, and abuse of religion....

Life In A Durban Hostel Is A Nightmare

March 21 marks Human Rights Day annually, where South Africans commemorate the events of Sharpeville Massacre, however, for hostel dwellers around Durban...

Load Shedding: Small Businesses May Shut Soon

“The loss is so great that sometimes we have to throw away some of the dough when it becomes stale due. The sad part...

As A Person With A Disability, Send Me, Mr President.

After I received a notification that President Cyril Ramaphosa would be giving an address about disability rights I logged on to watch with interest,...

How Serious Is The Government’s Plan For Free Education?

When former president Jacob Zuma announced the government's plan for free higher education in 2017, the hope and relief were palpable.  It all came...

Gender Summit: We Need More Work Beyond ANC Politicking

The minister of social development Susan Shabangu stuttered over the pronunciation of LGBTQI. “Teach me,”she said. The minister was addressing a crowd of gender...
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