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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...

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...

Israel’s prime minister said what now?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received some boos and aaahs after his speech to the US Congress on Tuesday. Netanyahu threw punches at the...

#survivorloveletter: love letters from sexual abuse survivors to themselves

In one small corner of the internet, a Tumblr blog is helping survivors of sexual assault to declare their love for themselves, in letters written...

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...

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....

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...

This land is our land … No really, it is.

Farmers to give 50% of their land to their workers? That's the gist of Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti's recently published...

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...

The world according to Steve Hofmeyr

Another month, another outrageous statement from Steve Hofmeyr. This time the controversial Afrikaans singer has opined on the root causes of Apartheid. In Steve's...

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...

#GoBafana: South Africans show our boys some love

Bafana Bafana have a must-win game tonight against the Sengalese Lions of Teranga. Our readers sent their wishes of support. It started off, as they...

#SowetoAttacks: five responses by the ANC

The African National Congress (ANC) has taken centre stage for its response to the recent attacks against foreign shopkeepers in Gauteng. As government grapples with...

The Daily Vox hangout about #thedress, domestic abuse, and the Salvation...

Damn #thedress, it just won’t go away! But on Friday the meme was hijacked to highlight an important issue, as the South African branch...

Five moments from the Durban Peace March that aren’t helping with...

The Peace March held in Durban on Thursday was meant to provide a platform for South Africans to stand in solidarity with our fellow...

“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...

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...

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,...

Is the #DASexScandal legit?

On Saturday the hashtag #DASexScandal and another variant, #DASexGate, went viral. These twitter tongues were set wagging after an explosive email alleged DA parliamentary leader Mmusi...

5 Reason We Love Halle Bailey As The Little Mermaid

If you haven’t heard by now (where have you been?), the Disney classic, The Little Mermaid is being rebooted as a live-action...
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