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Basic Education Spokesperson Faces Backlash Over Sexist #ReadToLead Tweets

The department of education’s (DBE) ‘Read to Lead’ campaign took a sexist and tone-deaf turn on August 10 when spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga...

Zimbabweans angry over SA xenophobia, threaten to disrupt Cassper Nyovest’s Bulawayo...

Following the violent xenophobic attacks in KwaZulu-Natal, some Zimbabweans have told South African hip-hop star Cassper Nyovest that he is not welcome in Zimbabwe....

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...

Shock after 67 South Africans killed in Nigeria church collapse

President Jacob Zuma has confirmed that 67 South Africans died after a church building collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos on Friday.

The Golf GTi that’s driving divisions in the EFF

Reports that the EFF has bought a car which it failed to register in the party’s name have caused friction among the comrades. But...

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,...

Beards of the cricket World Cup: our top 8

India may have beaten South Africa by 130 runs yesterday, but if it’s any consolation – the Proteas’ beard game is far stronger. AAISHA...

#RhodesMustFall: the spatial geography (and power relations) of the statue

Over the couple of last weeks, calls for the removal of a statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the University of Cape Town (UCT) have...

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...

SASSA goes digital with online grant applications pilot system

Sassa is just weeks away from launching an online grant application portal. Already a trial has been underway and for 10 days...

Sobae Is A Dessert Love Story

Thula Ndema and Thato Masondo are on a mission to make sorbet eco-friendly. From the streets of Braamfontein to their own space...

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...

Shocking TransAsia Airways crash caught on camera [VIDEO]

Dramatic footage caught on a dashboard camera shows the moment TransAsia Airways flight GE235 dropped out of the sky and crashed into a river...

Reenactment of Reeva Steenkamp’s killing renews interest in #OscarTrial

Oscar Pistorius trial watchers woke upon Monday morning to news that a video re-enactment of the night Reeva Steenkamp was killed was available online....

Discs over diapers: meet SA’s 2-year-old DJ

At an age where most kids are getting the hang of grammar and dropping their diapers, AJ Madumo Hlongwane is hanging headphones and dropping...

Soweto style and skothane subculture on the burn

Stories about the Soweto youth subculture known as izikhothane have reached distant shores. RA'EESA PATHER reports. Slate Magazine this week published a story in its...

#Homosletstalk and the consequences of hate speech

On Wednesday, a young man who claims to be 17 took to Twitter to declare he would rape lesbians to "turn them straight". His...

It’s Women’s Month! Time to either “switch to woman mode” or...

So, in case you missed the subliminal messaging in all the spa specials and florists discounts, Women's Month is on the horizon. And that...

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...

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...
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