Human Dignity

‘It is wrong when people only give charity on Mandela Day’

With Nelson Mandela International Day coming up, many people are looking for a way to spend 67 minutes for Tata - from painting orphanages...

Your Palm Oil Consumption Is Killing Orangutans

This weekend a heartrending video that showed how palm oil growers wreak destruction on a baby orangutan's rainforest habitat went viral on...

Joburg Pride: make it count for those who cannot enjoy our...

Joburg Pride is coming up, and while many use it as an excuse to party, Keval Harie says the queer community should use the...

State capture and security problems are to blame for CT train...

Metrorail Cape Town has been plagued by many problems of late. On Monday, several trains were cancelled on the central line, leaving thousands of...

Apartheid Denialism And Freedom Of Speech

Why is apartheid denialism in South Africa not a crime? More to the point, why is apartheid denialism not even mentioned in the bill...

KZN Health’s LLETZ Procedure To Curb Cervical Cancer Deaths

The department of health in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday unveiled 15 new cervical cancer machine to help reduce the waiting periods for cervical...

KZN Health’s Prayer Solution For Healthworker And Student Deaths

On Monday, 26 March, the KwaZulu-Natal member of the executive council (MEC) for health Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo held a prayer meeting in...

The Psychological Burden of Living With HIV

"It's hard to be young and HIV positive." Twenty-three-year-old Saidy Brown knows this all too well, writes MOSIBUDI RATLEBJANE. At the age of 14,...

Schoolchildren will go hungry without infrastructure for feeding schemes

Reflecting on a recent visit to a rural school in the Northern Cape, ActionAid South Africa director, Fatima Shabodien, says school feeding schemes are...

Marievale community back in court to stop the army’s unlawful evictions

Marievale residents will be back in court later this week after the High Court heard and heard an application to interdict evictions from a...

Here’s Why The Saudi Government Is Cracking Down On Activists

On May 15, the Saudi Arabian government arrested a large number of women's right activists, featuring many of the prominent activists who had advocated...

How To Access Free Counselling In SA

Seeking and receiving medical attention for mental health doesn't come cheap despite South Africa being regarded as one of the major countries...

#TotalShutDown in Durban: “I Am Here To Send A Strong Message”

On Wednesday scores of women and gender non-conforming people marched in the streets of Durban to the City Hall over violence against women and...

‘Calling Israel An Apartheid State Is Not A Matter Of Political...

In our last op-ed for #IsraeliApartheidWeek, MICHIA MONCHO looks at the tactics defenders of Israeli apartheid use to deny the horrible truth. Following in a...

“The Only Democratic Thing About The Congo Is In The Name”

President Joseph Kabila has overstayed his welcome in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Congolese have been protesting his brutal reign...

People with albinism need more medical assistance from government

Mafusi Tampe and Lebo Kgopane are a young couple living in Soweto with a boisterous eight-month-old girl. Both have albinism, and little Diteboho does...

Nomvuyo Ngcelwane Tells The Story Of Black People In District Six

Nomvuyo Ngcelwane's book Sala Kahle District Six was first published in 1998. For the 20th anniversary of the book, publishing house Kwela Books have...

Will Nandos ever peck on white-owned land?

We have all seen the latest Nandos ad. And while many have appreciated the characteristic wit and play on words from Nandos, NOMALANGA MKHIZE is...

The Stigmas Of Sex Work “To Be Blessed And Slaying”

Over the last three years a new tagline of a type of sex work has populated much of social media under the name of...

Designer Accused Of Stealing UCT Student’s Greywater System Refutes Accusations

Many social media users have been in a state of outrage after industrial designer Retief Krige announced the creation a greywater storage bank to...
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