Politics

Deon Maas Reflects On Berlin, Identity And Belonging

Deon Maas packed up his whole life and moved to Berlin with his wife and four dogs to seek new adventures. There,...

What The US Ban Of Huawei Ban Means For South Africa

The goal for tech company and smartphone-maker Huawei to become the top smartphone brand by the end of 2020 has hit a...

The DA marched to the Guptas’ Saxonwold compound and Twitter had...

The Democratic Alliance (DA) marched to the Gupta compound in Saxonwold, Johannesburg, on Thursday morning to protest against state capture and corruption, which was...

Why do Africans give a shit about Trump calling us “shithole...

On Thursday, Trump was exposed for calling Haiti, El Salvador and African states “shithole countries” during an official meeting discussing immigrant protection. The whole world was...

EFF Is Not The Cause Of Right-Wing Rise

“You are pained that the EFF has increased seats in parliament,” Julius Malema told a journalist at a press briefing on May...

#DefeatDayZero: Twitter has questions that Maimane didn’t answer

Defeat Day Zero is not the name of a really bad post apocalyptic superhero flick, it’s the Democratic Alliance (DA) social media campaign to...

#ThisFlag’s Evan Mawarire: Zimbabweans Have Found Their Voice

Evan Mawarire says not much has changed in the new Zimbabwe but he is hopeful for a better future for his country. The civil...

Nine times we questioned the EFF’s feminist politics

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) appeals to the marginalised and underrepresented. Theirs is a political party that speaks to the youth, the working class,...

The Land Party: A People’s Dictatorship For South Africa

From a grassroots activism in Hermanus to formal politicals, the Land Party is aiming for national government. Leader of the party Gcobani Ndzongana said...

ANC members will not vote in no confidence vote – Mantashe

At a media briefing after National Working Committee (NWC) meeting, Gwede Mantashe made clear Jacob Zuma’s position in the party. The briefing, held at ANC...

Here’s Why SA Did Not Sign The Africa Free Trade Deal...

Earlier this month, African leaders gathered in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, to sign an agreement which could have huge implications for commerce and...

Fasiha Hassan Argues The Case For The ANC

The African National Congress has been around for 107 years, and in government for 25 of these. Its leadership has been dominated...

Ten books to add to your holiday #TBR

It’s that time of the year again: schools are closed, people are off from work and it’s the time to kick back and just...

Democracy Works Academy: Training Tomorrow’s Leaders

Calling all young South African leaders with an interest in building democracy! The Democracy Works Foundation (DWF), in...

What the firing of Zimbabwe’s vice president means for South Africa

The firing of Zimbabwe’s deputy president Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday has sparked international concern over exactly what’s going on in Zimbabwe’s political arena. The announcement...

#AlexShutDown: The ANC Did This

Subscribe to Sipho’s Weekly Political Newsletter. On Thursday, I was invited by the University of Witwatersrand chapter of the Golden...

European Governments Play Politics With Refugee Lives

On June 10, Matteo Salvini, Italy's new far-right interior minister, said he would not allow the MV Aquarius to dock on the Italian coast....

“The Change I Want To See: Inclusion Of Young People In...

As people filled various polls to cast their vote, the Daily Vox caught up with born frees who are first time voters...

Here’s 10+ things the DA should apologise for

As the EFF set to launch their manifesto on Saturday, the DA put out a statement outlining 10 things that they believe the EFF, in...

Dear deputy president, we are not shields in your political battles

In a letter to deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa, Gaopalelwe Phalaetsile reflects on the ways in which *womxn end up as collateral damage when men...
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