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#RhodesSoWhite: Rhodent throwdown brings humour to race revolt [video]

// Post by Kuhle Gush Mzamane. Rhodes students have taken their #RhodesSoWhite revolution from placards to a video. A video doing the rounds on Thursday...

“Travelling the world isn’t that glamorous” – nomadic SA couple

Earlier this year, we caught up with the South African couple behind the How Far From Home blog, who cashed in their savings to travel the world....

Move over #teamkelly and #teammandisa. Senzo’s dad is here. (Or at...

When Sam Meyiwa hung out of a slow moving vehicle to wave at mourners who'd come to pay their last respects to slain South...

Marikana graffiti stirs up debate at UCT

What's behind the Marikana-linked graffiti that everyone is going crazy over at UCT all about, and what does a group called Tokolos Stencil Collective have to...

#SowetoAttacks: five responses by the ANC

The African National Congress (ANC) has taken centre stage for its response to the recent attacks against foreign shopkeepers in Gauteng. As government grapples with...

Third force? What third force? – state security minister

David Mahlobo, the minister of state security, has dismissed claims that an alleged “third force” was behind the violence against foreign nationals  “We have...

Making Instagram a South African Hit

Photo and video sharing social network Instagram has hit 300 million monthly users, toppling Twitter as one of the world’s most popular applications. Who...

Bangladesh: the beautyful ones are born (and England go home)

England are out of the cricket World Cup. At the hands of Bangladesh. In so doing, Bangladesh have made it to the quarter finals of...

Tone deaf women’s department trolls women

The Department of Women doesn’t have a stellar reputation to begin with. And on Thursday it went some way towards cementing that reputation for...

All you need to know about those nude celebrity leaks

The internet was aflutter on Sunday after a hacker leaked reams of private, nude images of top celebrities. The incident has spurred debate on internet...

Does SA give van Damme about Phumzile’s citizenship?

The Sunday Times this week reported that Democratic Alliance MP Phumzile Van Damme is lying about being a South African citizen. The story sparked debate among...

Thanks to Nasa, now you know what Pluto looks like

Astronomy buffs were aflutter this week when Nasa’s New Horizon probe completed its nine-year mission to reach Pluto, and began streaming high-resolution pictures of...

Remember South Africa, #denyeverything

After ex-Fifa official Chuck Blazer admitted that Fifa had accepted bribes from South Africa to host the 2010 soccer World Cup, minister of sports...

10 reasons South Africa doesn’t suck in 2016 – January edition

February is here! January was full of drama and the economy kind of sucks right now. But it's not all bad. AAISHA DADI PATEL...

Pissed off doctor tells MTN to #keepthemoney

A stolen cellphone is an almost routine occurrence. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of cellphones are reported stolen every day. We're not sure what the current statistics...

Go home spring, you’re drunk

We're in the middle of Spring time in South Africa. Summer is so close we can taste it. But instead, the recent weather has...

Should statues of colonialists have an expiry date?

In recent days, there has been a growing call among students for the removal of a statue of colonialist Cecil John Rhodes, which stands...

Bafana Bafana, Beyoncé is with you

Fikila Mbalula just loves commenting on Bafana Bafana’s performances with reference to Beyoncé. AAISHA DADI PATEL decided to get in on the action. Minister of...

Meet UCT’s fab new deputy vice-chancellor

Professor Mamogkethi Setati Phakeng, aka @FabAcademic on Instagram is the latest addition to UCT’s executive. AAISHA DADI PATEL rounds up a bit more about...

#ForumMalema: The revolution goes out on radio

On Friday morning, SAfm's Sakina Kamwendo spent an hour in speaking with Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema. Juju threw some jabs at the...
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