Life Skills

Curious About Ramadan? We’ve Got You Covered

It's almost time for Ramadan 1440 (2019 in the Gregorian calendar) in South Africa. But what is Ramadan and what does it mean? Our...

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...

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....

Learners And Teachers Should Start Valuing Life Orientation Before It Can...

Umalusi has called for Life Orientation to be recognised and included in the points system required for university entry. This came after engagement with...

Jackie Phamotse Tweets What She Likes, And You Can Too

Author and social activist Jackie Phamotse has learned from her mistakes on social media and wrote a book so you can too. Phamotse set tongues...

The Ten Commandments Of Catching A Taxi

Commuting using public transport can be a mission and exhausting. However, in cities like Johannesburg, commuting using a minibus taxi can be far worse...

“Hillbrowfication”, The Hillbrow Of The Future

Driving through the streets of Hillbrow means navigating narrow streets made that way by the Rea Vaya, traffic that moves in a hectic manner,...

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...

The Politics Of The Other: Being A Black Muslim In South...

"Wherever you go, there will always be the politics of the other, whether you are in an Islamic space or whether you are amongst...

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...

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...

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...

Why the Grace/Aziz Ansari incident is so relatable to conversations around...

Navigating the dating world as a woman in a patriarchal world is like playing Russian roulette, you never know how it's going to go....

8 Organisations Fighting Gender-Based Violence

Gender-based violence is a scourge facing South African women. A 2016 Stats SA and South African Medical Research Council survey shows that one in...

Wearing Or Not Wearing Makeup Should Be A Woman’s Prerogative

"You look so different without makeup", "I prefer women who don't wear makeup", "You look so tired without makeup", "You're a feminist, but you...

Math Guru Educator Doesn’t Regret Quitting His Corporate Job

Thamsanqa Vezi, a 27-year-old educator at Velabahleke High School is among the teachers who are flying uMlazi Township’s flag high, after the school obtained...

Data Will Not Fall Just Yet, Icasa Announces

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) held a press conference on Thursday afternoon which reviewed the 2016 End-user and Subscriber Service Charter...

Reinforcing privilege – The tale of social capital

Graduation ceremonies are meant to mark the start of a new chapter where degrees equal opportunities. But entrenched structures of privilege mean that graduates...

“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...

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...
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