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We think it’s time you met the #AmlaArmy

They dress in white. They wear floppy hats. And they also don fake fist-long beards.With a beer in hand, they scream "Hashim! Hashim! Hashim!...

10 stunning SA beaches that aren’t Clifton or North Beach

Besides the traditional ones in Durban and Cape Town (which get crazy busy this time of year), what other beaches does South Africa have...

“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....

Twitter can’t even any more with this cabinet reshuffling

Twitter's meme game is strong right now. Maybe it's because the holidays are almost upon us, or maybe it's just the result of so...

Nene gets knocked out and the rand goes wild

On Wednesday night, President Zuma announced the removal of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. The news came as a shock, and the markets plummeted soon after,...

The girls aren’t alright, thanks for asking

The much derided department of women has put its foot in its mouth again, this time as part of its 16 days of activism...

Oscar’s going to jail and Heyneke Meyer’s quit. Do we have...

The top two Twitter trends in SA on Thursday were Oscar Pistorius’s murder conviction and rugby coach Heyneke Meyer’s stepping down from the Bok...

#woke30seconds and all that shade

The hashtag #woke30seconds was trending on Friday, capitalising on South Africans' love of trivia games and our propensity to talk smack about politicians, celebs...

When H&M came to SA and insulted everyone

International retail giant H&M set up shop in SA recently, with one store opened in Cape Town last month and one in Johannesburg just...

Why I’m NOT joining the anti-corruption march against our corrupt government

Sometime on Tuesday, much-loved political analyst Ebrahim Fakir threw a curve ball at the purportedly massive anti-corruption march scheduled to take place in Pretoria...

Oh dear, here comes #IamStellenbosch

The online world erupted on Friday when #IAmStellenbosch started trending on Twitter. It quickly earned the mockery of Twitter users who pointed out that...

Five reasons why the DJ Zinhle, AKA and Bonang drama should...

The infamous Bonang/DJ Zinhle/AKA love triangle has run its course and MORWESI NDLOVU thinks it’s time we stopped tweeting, writing and talking about it.It...

News24 is removing its comments section and people are freaking out

On Tuesday, News24, one of South Africa’s primary online news destinations, announced that it would be disabling its comments sections, and South Africans had...

Five South African track and field athletes you should keep an...

Last week, hardly anyone even knew his name, but on Wednesday South African sprinter Wayde van Niekerk had the rainbow nation beaming with pride when he earned...

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...

Petition to free Mauritanian anti-slavery activist gains momentum

A petition at online campaign site Avaaz, calling for the release of Mauritanian anti-slavery activist BIRAM DAH ABEID, has garnered almost a million signatures in the week...

Hey, Standard Bank! Where’s my money?

South African journalist Yazeed Kamaldien is out to expose the banks for failing to safeguard clients' money and for what he describes as acting...

“Stock clothes that encourage girls to live their lives to the...

A mother’s post about how she believes kids’ clothing sold by Woolworths is enforcing gender stereotypes went viral this week. THE DAILY VOX spoke...

Parent’s post about Woolworths’ gender binaries blows up online

A frustrated mom, Paula Chaplin probably didn't expect her Facebook post on the lack of diversity in Woolworths' toddlers' clothing to blow up like...

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...
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