Politics

“I Just Wish Emmerson Mnangagwa Would Bring Change.”

The elections in Zimbabwe last week were marred with high level of violence, and several protesting civilians were killed by soldiers. A thirty-five-year old...

Mmusi Maimane’s epic response to #Sona2015 fiasco [Full Text]

The DA's parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane delivered a compelling rebuttal to President Jacob Zuma's state of the nation address in parliament on Tuesday. And...

Steven Friedman on what SA can do to get rid of...

The Daily Vox spoke to Steven Friedman, political analyst and director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy, about the options South Africans...

Herman Mashaba is a poverty shamer and cannot lead us

If I were to kill myself to obliterate everything that Herman Mashaba stands for, I would have to request for more bodies to partake...

Five things to know about Germany’s plan for Africa

Africa will be high on the agenda at the G20 summit, set to take place in Hamburg from July 7 to 8. German Chancellor...

Where SA’s Top Political Parties Stand On Land

The conversation in South Africa is centred around land after the historic moment in parliament in March 2018 when the National Assembly passed a...

Revive ANCYL: Old ANCYL Can’t Be Replaced By ANC Seniors

A group lobbying for disbandment of ANCYL says it will give the African National Congress the last chance to sort out their...

Lindiwe Sisulu: “The people of Zimbabwe are probably justly unhappy with...

African National Congress leaders have in the past not taken strong stances on Zimbabwe, and President Robert Mugabe’s authoritarian rule, preferring instead “soft diplomacy”....

We don’t buy into the rainbowist fairytale of Cyril Ramaphosa

Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa was supposed to be Nelson Mandela's successor. Now finally at 65, 'Mandela's heir' is the new president of South...

The Monkey Business of H&M and The Hokey-Pokey of the EFF!

It is fruitless to have debates about whether the H&M advert with a black kid wearing a hoodie saying “coolest monkey in the jungle”...

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...

Why The WASP Won’t Be Contesting The 2019 Elections

The Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) will not be taking part in the 2019 National Elections. Formed in 2013, the party competed in the...

ConCourt puts #SecretBallot decision back in Mbete’s hands

On Thursday the Constitutional Court of South Africa ruled that speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, has the power to prescribe that voting...

The IFP Wants KZN Back

“IFP is the only other political party that has governed the province for over 10 years since 1994 to 2004, we also...

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...

Assembly of Unemployed: We Want Basic Income

The 2019 National Elections are going to be very interesting. The current political scene in South Africa has given rise to many...

Rebuild SA Wants To Give Political Voice To Mining Communities

For the youth, for mining communities, and for entrepreneurs. Those are the people Blessing Ramoba's party Rebuild South Africa (RSA) wants to represent. The...

Arundhati Roy on writing, fighting and… anti-blackness?

On 1 July, ELLE India featured the extraordinary author Arundhati Roy as the cover woman of the magazine’s July issue, in which she was...

For Jacob Zuma to go, Cyril Ramaphosa must win

Political analyst Ebrahim Fakir believes that, for President Jacob Zuma to go before the end of his term as head of state in 2019,...

The Origins Of The South African Students Organisation

BOOK EXTRACT During 2015 and 2016 student protests swept across South Africa campuses. In her new book...
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