Politics

What You Need To Know About The New EFFSC President Mandla...

The assembly of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) elected leadership at the weekend, and Mandla Shikwambana, a former University of...

RECAP: How the Tembisa 10 came into “non-existence”

STORY LAST UPDATE: JUNE 28 There is rarely a dull moment in South Africa. The country, after all,...

10 Historical Figures Who Were Vegan Before It Was Mainstream

Haters aside, the vegan movement has exploded so much over the past few years it’s almost mainstream. Interest in the plant-based lifestyle...

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...

How to get rid of a rubbish ward councillor

Ward councillors are meant to act as a bridge between community members and government. But councils are often the first places where communities come...

All South Africa’s commissions of inquiry listed

The ongoing Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture,  has left many of us aghast. Come on. It must be...

Why Is Everybody So Afraid Of DD Mabuza?

On Monday evening, Cyril Ramaphosa announced the first cabinet reshuffle of his tenure as president of South Africa. While there were many surprises and...

Who is Jolidee Matongo, Jozi’s new mayor?

Jolidee Matongo is the new mayor of South Africa’s biggest city, Johannesburg. Matongo became the city’s executive mayor in an unopposed race...

The Gillette Advert Is Cool, But…

Gillette's new advertisement has everyone touched in some way: some think it's revolutionary in the face of the #MeToo movement and 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,...

The Singing In Parliament Brought Tears To Our Eyes

Song and dance is intrinsically linked to South African heritage and culture. It could be no more evident than in parliament on...

Never far from controversy: The life and times of Zweli Mkhize

Health minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize had been a beacon of hope during the uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic. He also seems to...

5 Things You Never Knew About Black Revolutionary Robert Sobukwe

Forty years ago on this day, February 27, Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe passed away. Sobukwe was a prominent South African political dissident who...

What Zayn Malik Meant To Us As Brown Directioners

It was March 25, 2015 when Zayn Malik left boy band One Direction. He broke Directioners hearts all over the world, but his brown...

Ten times the Democratic Alliance was kak

Like most of us, I enjoy a good internet list. So there I was, reading about ten celebrity break-ups that broke us...

A Response To Comrade Siya Nyulu’s On The EFF Student Command

COMMENT The proposal to dissolve the EFF student command is plausible and worth debating. In...

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...

Winnie Mandela: The Woman Who Fought For Our Freedom

The nation mourns the death of the prolific revolutionary and struggle icon Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela, who died on Monday, 2 April at...

Non-COVID Related Deaths Under Lockdown

Just around 700 people have died of the COVID-19 virus in South Africa. These deaths have not been the only casualties. With...

Pravin Gordhan, The Public Protector And The EFF – The Beef...

Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan is a man whose name is rarely out of the news these days. There's his trouble with...
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