Politics

Clinton Chauke’s “Born In Chains” Tells Why We Need Economic Freedom...

"Growing up as a born free I was told there were a lot of things I could access - education, shelter, even food, sometimes....

The Slumflower Speaks About Self Love And Her Book “What A...

You might know Chidera Eggerue as The Slumflower, the British-Nigerian blogger who fuses fashion and politics on her award-winning blog. Maybe you know her...

Kenya has two presidents? Here’s what it means

On Tuesday afternoon Raila Odinga held an unofficial inauguration to anoint himself the People’s President of Kenya. Uhuru Kenyatta is the current elected president...

What you need to know about the high court’s decision on...

On Friday, 8 December 2017, the Pretoria High Court handed down a landmark judgment with significant political ramifications. The court set aside the settlement...

The Fees Commission Report will not ease #FMF

: The presidency released the Fees Commission report on 13 November 2017. First will come the outrage. Then the protests. Then more protests. The end to the...

A lesson in the ANC’s history of multiracialism and non-racialism

Nomboniso Gasa, a stand-in presenter on Radio 702, recently shut down a radio interview with Wanelisa Xaba, a spokesperson for UCT student movement Rhodes...

The EFFSC Is Going Nowhere

COMMENT I am not going to argue the case for the Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command (EFFSC)...

7 Elections To Watch Out For In 2019

South Africa is not the only country going to the polls in 2019. This year will be an important year for the African continent...

How Civic Education Can Ensure Youth Democratic Participation

As 24 countries across Africa will be holding elections this year, the Democracy Development Programme in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and...

Calls for constitutional reforms in Togo

Protests against Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe are intensifying, with a march against the Gnassingbe family’s fifty year rule in the works. The Daily Vox...

Bread Heists And Currencies: The Situation In Zimbabwe

FEATURE Last week, news sites reported that 500 loaves of bread had been stolen by armed robbers in...

Sipho’s Political Newsletter: Missing From SONA, SA’s Green New Deal

Subscribe to Sipho's Weekly Political Newsletter. Two very telling events occurred this week: in the State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that...

NDZ is way more than just Zuma’s ex-wife, but her alliance...

This week, African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee member Edna Molewa wrote an open letter calling out the “Zuma's ex-wife” narrative that has...

In defense of trashing H&M

The Economic Freedom Fighter protest against H&M stores in South Africa has caused controversy both locally and overseas. People are calling their actions “unnecessary...

What Desai forgets to mention about Malema in ‘Julius vs the...

In his latest Al Jazeera documentary, “Julius vs the ANC”, filmmaker Rehad Desai portrays Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) commander-in-chief Julius Malema as a rising...

Why The Dissolution Of Parliament Will (Probably) Not Happen

Opposition parties will not sleep on their attempts to oust Zuma - this time targeting the rest of the ruling African National Congress (ANC)...

2019 National Elections: Everything You Need To Know

South Africans will go to the polls on 8 May 2019 to elect a new parliament.  Here's everything you need to know about participating...

Malema: ‘It is done, the country is captured – now is...

At the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) press conference on Friday, Commander in Chief Julius Malema rejected Jacob zuma’s midnight cabinet reshuffle. Malema spoke emphatically...

QUIZ: Are you smarter than a six-year-old?

A group of grade R pupils from Elijah Mgijima Primary School in Alice, Eastern Cape, lit up social media this week  with their knowledge...

Premier Of Gauteng Demands Results Within “The Next 100 Days”

Gauteng premier David Makhura delivered the State of the Province Address (SOPA) at the University of Johannesburg Soweto campus on Monday morning....
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