Life Skills

Toya Delazy: HIV Affected My Family Too

We asked UNICEF Youth Champion and pop star, Toya Delazy, why it is important for her to join the conversation about HIV and Aids....

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,...

The Forgotten Women Series Uncovers The Untold Histories Of Women

World history remembers certain people better than others. Our records are dominated by white men from the West who supposedly led, conquered, and created...

How I Made It After Matric With No Degree

AS TOLD TO Zinhle Cingo (27) is a mother of two who runs various businesses to sustain herself and her family. Like many other young...

Life Coach: How I Help People Overcome Life’s Challenges

Life can be very challenging, and young people are often the most adversely affected. The Daily Vox chatted to a Durban-based life coach Zaahida...

The Oral Tradition Behind South African Names

Phumzile Simelane Kalumba first started considering the significance of names when she had to name her own children. She and her husband considered the...

Mohammed Tamimi’s Father: “We Thought He Was Going To Die”

Fadel Tamimi thrusts his smartphone into my face to show me a gory video of doctors removing a bullet from his 15-year-old son's head....

This Zim Immigrant Is Giving SA Youth Skills

After being attacked by unknown people for running community upliftment programmes, a forty-year-old Zimbabwean man, Paul Soti came to South Africa to seek asylum....

“I Started A Football Team To Shield These Young Boys From...

A twenty-six year old merchandiser from Ntuzuma, north Durban is using his passion to keep young boys from the streets. Simphiwe Mkhize says his...

The Just Law Podcast Makes Justice Accessible To Ordinary People

In pursuit of social justice, a thirty-year-old Advocate Lunga Siyo, with the help of a friend, has founded a legal rights advocacy platform aimed...

Rhodes University Students Mourn The Death Of Khensani Maseko

Students at Rhodes University are mourning the death of third year law student, Khensani Maseko. Maseko was allegedly raped by her then-boyfriend in May...

This YouTube Series Is The Modern Day ‘I Write What I...

If you’re looking for fresh YouTube content, you might want to check out #UnPolicedExpressions. Follow Nyiko Shikwambane and Naledi Chirwa as they navigate leaving...

Here’s How You Can Choose Your Career Wisely

Find a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life, they say. It sounds like the simple answer to...

Get The True World Cup Atmosphere At These Local Venues

The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off this Thursday, 14 June with the hosts Russia taking on Saudi Arabia in the opening game. South...

Nozizwe Cynthia Jele On Fixing South Africa’s Weak Reading Culture

“The writing happened much later in life but the reading has always been part of who I am,” South African writer Nozizwe Cynthia Jele...

The Real Problem With Sexual Assault Scenes In 13 Reasons Why

Controversy has surrounded the popular American teen drama series 13 Reasons Why since the release of season one in March of 2017. At its...

Security Guard And Now Qualified Teacher Nkosingiphile Kwela, On His Journey

After 16 years working as a security guard for various companies, Nkosingiphile Kwela from Floweni, south Durban, graduated with a degree in teaching at...

In Conversation With SA’s Youngest Doctor, Sandile Kubheka

It’s always fascinating to see young people doing remarkable things. Dr Sandile Kubheka graduated medicine at the age of 20, becoming the youngest doctor...

Sip Conscious Straws, An Environmentally Conscious Alternative To Plastic Straws

“What’s the point of having a straw - usually a plastic straw?” asked Aaliyah Kathrada, co-founder of Sip Conscious Straws in an interview with...

Muslim Students At UCT: The University Is Intolerant About Exams During...

UPDATE: In a statement, UCT noted and appreciated an apology made by the lecturer who responded to Soeker’s query about breaking fast during exams....
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