Impunity

Court halts mining company’s bullying-tactic evictions in KZN

A mining company has been making an attempt to evict a community from its land in the northern KwaZulu-Natal town of Dannhauser and to...

They destroyed his home. Then his case was thrown out of...

On November 27 the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (Seri) filed heads of argument in an application for leave to appeal the Durban...

Allegations of intimidation and torture as Marievale residents are evicted from...

Residents from Marievale who were granted a court interdict on Wednesday are still being evicted from their homes on the military base in Nigel....

Sub-Saharan migrants traded like merchandise in Libya

Black bodies are being traded at auctions in Libya, and the world has been slow to respond. It’s become such a part of Libyan...

#WalkForFreedom: Capetonians take a stand against modern-day slavery

Human trafficking still exists, both internationally and locally, yet not many South Africans are aware of it. On Saturday international advocacy group A21 held...

SA needs a stronger stance on the Rohingya Crisis

Over three hundred thousand Rohingya have been displaced since August 25, and there have been reports of indiscriminate killing and the burning of their villages....

#Biko40 reminds us the police are still brutal

On 12 September, South Africans commemorate 40 years since the death of Bantu Stephen Biko, anti-apartheid activist and founder of the Black Consciousness Movement....

#SAPSCapture: when police serve politicians, not the law

As the Moerane Commission of Inquiry probes the 89 political killings in KwaZulu Natal since 2011, The Daily Vox explores the disturbing trend of...

Drawing the line between corporal punishment and abuse in parenting

UPDATE: The Constitutional Court upholds a judgment which says spanking your child is illegal. al.UPDATE: On 19 October 2017, a judge in the Johannesburg High...

We cannot stay silent when justice is whisked away on a...

In light of the controversy surrounding Grace Mugabe’s visit to South Africa, and speedy departure, Mohau Bosiu says that we as Africans must hold...

How to get rid of a rubbish ward councillor

Ward councillors are meant to act as a bridge between community members and government. But councils are often the first places where communities come...

Released Marikana activist says Ramaphosa and police must be arrested

On 2 August, one of the 14 arrested Marikana activists, Napoleon Webster, held a press conference along with the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South...

Police watchdog can’t keep up with crooked cops

Thousands of cases of police brutality are reported in South Africa each year but only a fraction of them ever result in criminal charges....

Racist St John’s teacher resigns after pressure from education MEC

A geography teacher at St John’s College (SJC) in Johannesburg, Keith Arlow, resigned on Friday for making racist comments and “bringing the school into...

Education MEC and St John’s community seek expulsion of racist teacher

A prestigious private boys’ school, St John’s College (SJC) in Johannesburg, has found a senior teacher guilty of numerous racist remarks directed at learners....

What you need to know about extrajudicial killings in Kenya

When a Kenyan police officer shot and injured a young woman after a Wizkid concert on Saturday in Nairobi, it sparked anger among Kenyans....

The top five issues Kenyan youth want addressed now

Acording to statistics from thinktank youthpolicy.org, 75% of the Kenyan population is below 30 years old. They are considered the future of the country,...

What does the reopening of Ahmed Timol’s inquest mean?

An inquest into South African Communist Party member and anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's death is set to reopen on Monday, 45 years after his...

South Africa begins investigation into peacekeeper sex abuse in Congo

A team of investigators have arrived in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to investigate allegations made against two South African soldiers in the...

The story I never got to tell – of rape and...

The recent debates on Indian nationalism and anti-nationalism spurred by the belligerent ring-wing after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power have only...
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