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How immigrants contribute to South Africa’s economy

Ever since 2008, there has been periods of xenophobic violence against black foreign nationals and immigrants in South Africa. Many locals blame...

The importance of World AIDS Day

HIV/AIDS remains a major public health issue that affects millions of people worldwide. There were almost 37.7 million people globally living...

Zimbabwe permit holders have a grace period of 12 months to...

On November 25, the minister in the presidency, Mondli Gungubele, announced the outcomes of the recent cabinet meeting. This includes a decision...

How is the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme supposed to work?

The Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) has been marred by a funds scandal. Most recently, the National Arts Council (NAC) overspent their...

Tracking the local government coalitions negotiations

During the 2021 local government elections, there were 66 hung councils. This means that including the five metropolitan councils, there were more...

[OPINION] Stop bullying Miss SA!

South Africa’s ministry of arts and culture is the latest to pressurise the Miss South Africa Organisation. They withdrew their support for Miss...

South Africa’s ANC dips below 50%. But opposition parties fail to...

South Africa’s 2021 local government elections were momentous. They mark the first time that the now ruling...

South Africa’s power grid is under pressure: the how and the...

South Africans are facing another round of power cuts despite promises from South Africa’s power utility, Eskom,...

3 things from the 2021 Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement

On November 11, finance minister Enoch Godongwana delivered his maiden mid-term budget policy statement. This statement was delivered amidst deepening fiscal insecurity...

Voters share their thoughts on #Elections2021

For Election Day, The Daily Vox team spent the day speaking to voters. From Hanover Park in the City of Cape Town...

#LGE2021 Elections live blog (01/11/2021)

Welcome to The Daily Vox local elections live blog. We are bringing you live updates on what is happening on the ground...

Steve Tshwete municipality in Mpumalanga is trying its best

In 2020, only eight percent of South African municipalities received clean audits from the Auditor-General. These “clean municipalities” were cited for not...

Blade Nzimande finally announces 2022 NSFAS applications dates

Higher education minister, Dr Blade Nzimande announced the opening of the 2022 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) applications. During an October...

No-fees school in Limpopo is struggling due to vandalism

A no-fees school in Limpopo is struggling to survive. The combined school has been broken into countless times. Now vandals have ripped...

Not voting doesn’t equal exclusion from the democratic process

All South Africans over the age of 18 have the right to exercise their vote. Along with the constitutional right to vote,...

Three year court battle between Limpopo municipality and engineering company continues

There has been three years of legal wrangling between Gauteng-based electrical engineering company and cash-strapped Fetakgomo Tubatse municipality in Limpopo.  Now the...

Handy tool to find out the ward councillors candidates for #LGE...

There is less than a week before South Africans will cast their vote in the 2021 Local Government Elections. The politicians have...

Lesedi Mamushi on why she is running as an independent candidate

Lesedi Mamushi is an independent candidate of the Makhuduthamaga municipality in Limpopo. Mamushi told The Daily Vox the reason why ward 6...

Political violence in the lead-up to #LGE2021

Political violence is an increasingly worrying phenomenon which has emerged in the lead-up to the 2021 local government elections. Civilians and politicians...

The Daily Vox’s take on the defining issues of #LGE2021

There are now 11 days left for the 2021 local elections. Political parties are rounding up their campaigns and doing a final...
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