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Whatsapp encryption doesn’t protect you from everything

Even though the FBI finally managed to crack into the iPhone of the San Bernardino killer without help from Apple, the battle over protecting...

“Thigh gap jewellery” helps highlight unrealistic body trends

International body standards have always been unrealistic and quite ridiculous. On social  media, they start trends encouraging women to starve themselves in order to...

Your favourite scientists can battle it out in Science Kombat!

Ever wondered who would win in an all-out battle between Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin? |Well, you’re in luck. DANA DA SILVA reviews Science...

Could SA-born Elon Musk’s new Tesla model make it in SA?

Last Friday, South African-born engineer, inventor and businessman Elon Musk unveiled the Tesla Model 3, which - in his words - “combines real world range,...

Trevor Noah disses JZ on The Daily Show, about more than...

South Africa's most famous export to the US, His Excellency Trevor Noah did a segment on President Jacob Zuma on The Daily Show, so...

Companies who use #MustFall in their ad campaigns just don’t get...

Companies are always looking for new ways of getting consumers to buy their products. Now they’re trying to co-opt the #FeesMustFall movement too, by...

The kota gets the Debonairs treatment and South Africans are having...

For many South Africans, Debonairs turning the kota into a pizza is just one step too far. A kota, a derivation of the word quarter,...

Seven moments from the opening night of #TOW2016 that gave us...

The 2016 Time of the Writer festival kicked off in Durban on Monday, and THE DAILY VOX TEAM rounds up their seven biggest moments...

Dear ANC, WTF was this?

On Wednesday morning, a picture of a woman wearing a skimpy bikini in ANC colours was posted on the @ANCJHB Twitter page. The tweet...

Translating Jonathan Jansen’s political doublespeak

On Tuesday, University of the Free State (UFS) Vice-Chancellor Jonathan Jansen broke his silence on the violence at the Varsity Cup game on the UFS...

“I Could Write A Book On The Experiences Of The Poor...

I studied at the University of Pretoria/Tuks (I hate that I have to talk about myself but this is necessary). The dynamics at Tuks...

For those of you wondering WTF happened at UCT on Tuesday...

Bail was set at R1, 000 for students who were arrested on Tuesday night at the University of Cape Town when police were called...

Mandla Mandela is a Muslim, with a new bride, and it’s...

Mandla Mandela, grandson of uTata Nelson Mandela, has made waves after marrying for the fourth time, this time to a Capetonian Muslim woman. And...

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...

Meet the badass Mexican women shooting confetti at street harassers

A group of Mexican women have found a novel, creative way to deal with street harassment - they shoot offenders with colourful confetti and...

Mbaks and “Mandisa”: WTF just happened?

Twitter went crazy late on Thursday evening when Minister of Sports and Recreation Fikile Mbalula tweeted a picture of a lingerie-clad woman in a...

Is Blade sharp enough for Twitter?

Blade Nzimande has been on Twitter (@DrBladeNzimande) for less than a week and already he’s got his foot firmly wedged in his mouth. DANA...

All hail king Kagiso Rabada!

On Tuesday, 20-year-old cricketing sensation Kagiso Rabada became the youngest South African player to take ten wickets in a single test match. The right-handed...

Wits academic warns Habib against presence of security forces

*This post has been removed as per the author's request. You can view the original letter on Facebook. Featured image by Stuart Thembisile Lewis

“Untouchable” Indian student’s suicide note: “My birth is my fatal accident”

Indian PhD student Rohith Vemula took his own life on Sunday evening. News of his death and it’s the possible reasons for it have...
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