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Hell no: The Blitzbokke should not be training with an Israeli...

Opinion  The Israeli 7s rugby team is set to join a training camp with the Blitzbokke in Stellenbosch. When...

We need to look beyond consent in discussions of sex and...

As a sexual violence researcher, one of the most important things I’ve learned about sexual violence, mostly...

The DA’s Deluded or Demagogue Approach To Stellenbosch University

By Luke Waltham The DA’s Federal Congress over the last weekend has resulted in a number of reactions and...

The fight against sexism and GBV must include migrant, refugee women

By Terri Maggott On August 2 2019, numerous reports of violent femicides sent shockwaves through the nation. In the...

Challenging Mental Health Stigma and Discrimination in Black Communities

In South Africa, the month of October has been declared Mental Health Awareness Month with the objective of not only educating the...

Blackfishing: The beauty trend that preys on black women

By Kelly Mutizira  Every few months, blackfishing and cultural appropriation become controversial topics. While cultural appropriation,...

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...

Heritage Day- What heritage are we celebrating? Or are we coerced...

by Thand’Olwethu Dlanga When last he addressed the nation President Cyril Ramaphosa was upbeat. In addition to announcing...

I don’t want to call myself Coloured anymore

Words are not benign, says Ling Shepherd “Coloured”, “Boesman”, “Khoisan”, “Hottentot”, “Hotnot” and “Vaal Japie” –  all descriptive words...

Heritage: Trying to understand my complicated relationship with food

I was watching Netflix the other day and happened upon an episode of Chef’s Table with chef Asma Khan. The show features...

Coloured Culture, real or imagined?

By Ling Sheperd Marike de Klerk once said Coloured people are the people that were left behind after all...

I don’t have exes

A personal essay by Thembelihle Ngcai  I’m the only disabled person in my family. I was one of...

If Not The ANC, Then Who?

If parliament had 24 months to make the Electoral Act constitutional by allowing individual citizens to contest elections at all levels, we...

When Disabilities And Inequality Meet In A Pandemic

What happens to the poor during self quarantine? And what happens to the disabled who don’t have support? What happens when you...

Men Are Still Ashamed To Publicly Buy Sanitary Pads

For many, it’s still unusual to see men holding or buying sanitary pads. This stigma results in some men feeling uncomfortable and...

The Construction Of Masculinities, The Rule Of Law And Gender-Based Violence

The construction of masculinities, the rule of law and gender-based violence: An enabling environment at the cost of justice for victims and...

No One Seems to be Washing Their Hands (Or, Why I...

Funny, when Covid put down roots, thick, far and deep, the most privileged and hopeful of us thought we could get by...

Khadija Patel Reflects On The Daily Vox’s Anniversary

On June 16, 2020 The Daily Vox celebrates six years in existence. The origin story is incredible and Shaazia Ebrahim and Fatima...

What’s In A Name? Reflecting On Statues And Streets

The #BlackLivesMatter protests across the United States which were reignited after the murder of George Floyd, a black man, wrongfully murdered by...

Africa Day: Exploitation ‘Driving’ Xenophobia in Cape Town

Escalating xenophobia in South Africa is tarnishing its "Rainbow Nation''. But over the past year, the spotlight has increasingly shifted focus to...
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