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New Survey Shows South African Students Are Not Coping With E-learning

Youth Capital, a youth-led campaign with an Action Plan that combines data with young people’s lived stories to shift gears on youth...

The (harmful) rise and grind of hustle culture

It seems like everyone has a hustle nowadays. Driving for Uber is a hustle. Starting a blog is a hustle. Picking up...

Poverty porn and the problem with CEOs playing homeless

In less than a month, some of South Africa’s richest CEOs will sleep on the streets for the 702 Sun International SleepOut. The event aims...

You really shouldn’t be posting pictures of your kids online

The excitement around the first day of school never grows old. The oversized backpacks and school uniforms on children will never lose...

A guide to South African TikTok

TikTok. One of the biggest social media platforms in the world right now. Love it or hate it, you can’t escape it....

Calling myself “Coloured” gives me the ability to choose new meanings...

Chris Beilings believes persisting with the term “Coloured” is an act of defiance in itself.  The past few months...

A guide to keeping the family Whatsapp group fake news-free

Dear members of the family Whatsapp group https://dai.ly/x7gpmdr We hope this message finds you...

Tiny hips and fat lips – body-shaming gone viral

In recent years social media platforms like Instagram have become a playground for young people perpetuating stereotypes about the ideal body and shaming those...

Pressure for Miss SA to boycott Miss Universe pageant in Israel

It’s common practice for the Miss SA pageant winner to head out to the next pageant - Miss Universe. Lalela Mswane was...

BTS live in Cape Town: a euphoric cinema concert experience 

As a co-administrator of a BTS fanbase, I sometimes know things before the general public has confirmation. In this case, I knew...

Joburg orthodontist’s dubsmash advert goes viral

Johannesburg-based orthodontist Dr Muhammed Kaka has been making waves with his unconventional marketing methods, specifically his use of self-dubbing app Dubsmash. AAISHA DADI PATEL explains. Muhammed Kaka, an orthodontist recently...

Digital activism: can hashtags change the world?

Digital activism, sometimes referred to as “clicktivism” or “slacktivism” by its detractors, describes the use of platforms and devices like the internet,...

The Imperial Feminism of Captain Marvel

COMMENT Captain Marvel (portrayed by Brie Larson) is being hailed as the next best feminist superhero. It is the...

Kamala Harris: Representation does not equal better policies

On Saturday evening, news sites in the United States of America (USA) announced that Joe Biden would be the next president of...

Hasan Minhaj Is Out Repping Brown People And We Stan

It was the 2016 Democrat Convention. Hillary Clinton would be taking on Donald Trump in the 2016 United States Presidential Election. Clinton's...

Burnout bites. Here’s how to fight back

Have you ever felt so physically, mentally and emotionally exhausted that performing at your job seems like an insurmountable task? Do you...

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,...

Was this a kidnapping attempt at the Mall of the South...

A video showcasing the attempted kidnapping of a two-year-old girl at shopping centre Mall of the South has gone viral. Jennylee Jordaan, the mother...

Racist Polish fans advocate for “freedom” for Chris Hani’s murderer

The return of live sporting events in Poland has seen a return of racist sloganing centered around the murderer of Chris Hani,...

The fine art of catfishing and how not to find a...

It's 2015, but people are still looking for spouses the old-fashioned way. The old-fashioned way, of course, being like this: What's wrong with the Ummah?...
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