Politics

This is what Biden must do to reverse some of Trump’s...

Right now, it looks like the Trump administration is going nowhere. They are stomping their feet, refusing to concede and obstructing 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...

Riz Ahmed is searching for home in Mogul Mowgli

With the release of the film, Mogul Mowgli, Riz Ahmed cinematises the message from his album, The Long Goodbye and Saadat Hasan...

South Africa’s first feminist television show launches

To kick off the month of November, South Africans will be able to watch the country’s “first feminist television show”. Titled “It’s...

Here’s what Trump and Biden have said about South Africa

The US is voting and there is just no escaping it. While it seems like the elections won’t make much of a...

#LGBQTILife: Navigating life in student leadership and the church as a...

We spoke to Lance-Selae August, a 27 year old student leader at UCT. They are an Honours student in Theatre and Performance,...

Binwe Adebayo on writing about Black Love

Binwe Adebayo, writer, founder and managing director of baby mogul has contributed to a new collection of essays. Notes on Love is...

Extract from Andy Kawa’s book about getting justice for women

Kwanele, Enough! My Battle with the South African Police Service to get Justice for Women is businessperson Andy Kawa’s story. In 2010,...

TL;DR: A roundup of SRC elections from across the country

Even with the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, politics must go on. Around the country, universities adapted the elections for the 2020/2021 student...

The Nigeria SARS and Namibia GBV protests, explained

For almost two weeks, Nigerians have been protesting to #EndSARS. Thousands of people joined the demonstrations across the country, raising their voices...

The calls for Basic Income Grant, explained

On October 12, the C19 People's Coalition Cash Transfers Working Group and the Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ) issued a demand to...

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,...

Tolu Agbelusi on performing at the online Poetry Africa festival

We spoke to Nigerian born, London based poet, educator and lawyer Tolu Agbelusi who will be gracing the virtual stage at the...

PYA sweeps Wits SRC elections, amid controversy over its list of...

The Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) have retained the Wits University student representative council (SRC) majority. On October 7, Jerome September, dean of...

Terry-Ann Adams is writing about Eldorado Park

Terry-Ann Adams is the author of the soon-to-be released book, Those Who Live in Cages. The book, set in Eldorado Park, is...

How Korean boyband BTS created a social movement

There’s an adage among the ARMY, the fans of Korean group, BTS,  “You only find BTS when you need them.” It’s something...

“The Lie of 1652” debunks colonial and apartheid land myths

The Lie of 1652 by Patric Tariq Mellet joins a growing list of books retelling the history of South Africa, focusing on...

What exactly does non-racialism mean in 2020

During the Democratic Alliance’s September policy conference, the party adopted an economic redress policy that targets disadvantage, rather than race. They said...

Manyano Women: from colonisation to post-apartheid feminisms

“I have been surrounded by the Manyano all my life. From my earliest memories of childhood, I always knew that being a...

Students struggling with online learning will be invited back to campus

Approximately 66% of students are set to return to campus under level two of South Africa’s lockdown restrictions. Minister of higher education...
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