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#AmandlaChallenge: The ANC’s birthday bash selfie campaign

Have you taken the #AmandlaChallenge? It’s simple. All you have to do is raise your fist, snap a photo and post it on social...

Everyone is sorry and no one is a cockroach

When Julius Malema was a young lion and ANC Youth League president, he was prone to making controversial statements. (What’s changed?) Back in 2010, when...

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...

The List: How to deal with Cyberbullying

As the use of technology has evolved, so has the ability to bully evolved. Cyberbullying/online bullying is the use of technology to...

Youth Unemployment in South Africa #BeTheDrivingForce

We all read the stats - youth unemployment is a ticking bomb- but what are we actually doing to ensure that young...

Miss Turkey: when beauty queens get political

A former Miss Turkey, Merve Büyüksaraç, could soon be trading her designer threads and high heels for a jumpsuit in an unflattering shade of...

What junk status means for the country, and for you

On Monday evening, ratings agency Standard & Poor's downgraded South Africa's sovereign credit rating to junk status. On Friday, a second ratings agency, Fitch,...

“Don’t try to make me feel bad because I am blue...

Sudanese model Nykhor Paul has posted a scathing criticism of makeup artists who fail to cater to dark-skinned models. In a post to photo-sharing platform...

10 things that happen when you’re exhausted

We all have days when we push ourselves too hard, when there are a million things to do, and no time to do them...

Five 1 April jokes that had us fooled (almost)

On Tuesday evening, we all knew to be on high alert for the usual April Fools’ jokes doing the rounds. But come Wednesday morning,...

This is what Adam Habib said about access to higher education

Yes, Adam Habib said university is not for everyone. What do you think of Adam Habib’s statement that, not everyone should go to university? #FeesComission —...

The World Cup’s last hurrah

Germany snatched victory at the World Cup final with a single goal against Argentina during the dying minutes of extra time. Twitter, of course,...

Mbalula vs Basson: ringside tickets free on Twitter

  South Africa’s favourite selfie-taking, jetsetting minister, Fikile Mbalula, had seats at the much-hyped Mayweather/Pacquiao fight at the weekend. Billed as the “fight of the...

Fascinations: A South African arts festival on WhatsApp

The My Body My Space: Public Arts Festival (MBMS) kicks off on the 29th of the January exclusively on a dedicated Whatsapp...

Preventing domestic abuse could save the economy billions

“Gender-based violence costs the South African economy between R29-billion and R42-billion each year.” This is according to Mara Glennie, a survivor of abuse who...

In conversation with the Blood & Water cast and crew

In preparation for the season two release of Netflix’s Blood & Water, The Daily Vox hosted the show’s cast and crew for...

“He’s gay, white and from the EFF.” So what?

Jaco Oelofse is the secretary of the EFF student party at the University of Pretoria. On Friday, News24 and Independent Newspapers published two articles that emphasised Oelofse's whiteness...

Marikana Report: condensed for your reading pleasure

South Africans were left reeling after President Jacob Zuma’s presentation of the findings of the Marikana Report. The best way to understand the report’s...

No DJ Fresh, No Fresh Breakfast Say Fans After SABC Fires...

You can’t just say whatever you like on live air, proves the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). On Tuesday, 9 June, the...
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