Politics

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...

Dr Makhosi Khoza is done with the ANC’s top women

Dr Makhosi Khoza had nothing good to say about the women at the top of the ANC when she spoke to Radio 702 host...

Mandela’s Pan-Africanism: In His Own Words

On 12 January 1962, seven months before his infamous life sentence that banished him to Robben Island, Nelson Mandela gave a speech at the...

Young Joburgers say it is time for Mugabe to resign

Zimbabwe’s ongoing crisis has deepened following a televised, national address on Sunday night by President Robert Mugabe where he failed to announce his resignation...

With Zuma gone, the DA and EFF need new lines of...

President Jacob Zuma provided many opportunities for opposition parties to launch campaigns against him. The spy tapes controversy, the Nkandla scandal, numerous corruption charges,...

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...

G@tvol Capetonian: What Of The Forgotten Ones? Pt. 1

Insouciance is a characteristic that's been lodged against coloured people of the Cape for years. In April 2018, however, G@tvol Capetonian arrived to put...

Rosie Motene On Her Book “Reclaiming The Soil”

A black girl's struggle to find her African self is the tagline of Rosie Motene's autobiography. In her book, the presenter, actor and businesswoman...

On reading Ramaphosa: The Man Who Would Be King

Cyril Ramaphosa is the man of the moment, no matter how hard most of us wish he weren't. The national conference of the African...

South Africa: Our Morally Unconscionable State the Needs Systemic Political Reform

COMMENT South Africa, unlike most countries that fail, has not fallen prey to any nefarious outside interference or simply...

Final #RegWeekend In Numbers

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) briefed media on January 29. The commission spoke on the outcomes of the final registration weekend for the 2019...

Mandla Shikwambana: Department of Higher Education Is The Problem

The Daily Vox speaks to Mandla Shikhwambana, the new president of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC), on his campus activism...

This Is Going To Be A Painful Budget Speech

Today, Malusi (trying-to-keep-my-job) Gigaba will deliver the 2018 budget. It will be painful for all of us, as government attempts to tackle the debt-monster,...

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,...

SAMEBA: No Traditional Leaders In Politics

The South African Maintenance and Estate Beneficiaries Association (SAMEBA) are hoping to improve on their 2014 election run. They didn’t get any...

BRICS: Continuation Of Neoliberal Machine?

The Brics Summit is taking place from July 25 to 27 in Johannesburg, South Africa. BRICS is made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China...

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...

The President’s Keepers and state capture: black intellectualism needs to focus,...

It is astonishing that a book revealing deep-rooted and widespread corruption and state capture in government should instead prompt a pointless debate about Jacques...

One year ago, Ahmed Kathrada asked President Jacob Zuma to resign

On Monday, President Jacob Zuma recalled Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from a trip to London where he was set to meet with investors. It's widely...

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...
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