Politics

Terry-Ann Adams is writing about Eldorado Park

Terry-Ann Adams is the author of the soon-to-be released book, Those Who Live in Cages. The book, set in Eldorado Park, is...

How Korean boyband BTS created a social movement

There’s an adage among the ARMY, the fans of Korean group, BTS,  “You only find BTS when you need them.” It’s something...

“The Lie of 1652” debunks colonial and apartheid land myths

The Lie of 1652 by Patric Tariq Mellet joins a growing list of books retelling the history of South Africa, focusing on...

What exactly does non-racialism mean in 2020

During the Democratic Alliance’s September policy conference, the party adopted an economic redress policy that targets disadvantage, rather than race. They said...

Manyano Women: from colonisation to post-apartheid feminisms

“I have been surrounded by the Manyano all my life. From my earliest memories of childhood, I always knew that being a...

Students struggling with online learning will be invited back to campus

Approximately 66% of students are set to return to campus under level two of South Africa’s lockdown restrictions. Minister of higher education...

#StoptheSale activists celebrate Tafelberg victory

It could be a huge stride against Apartheid spatial planning in Cape Town. The Western Cape High Court ruled in favour of...

Netflix Away’s Ray Panthaki on the Mars space series

Launching September 4, the Netflix series Away is a thrilling drama that celebrates an international crew of their first mission to Mars. As...

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...

Extract: Women in Solitary

In her new book, Women in Solitary: Inside the female resistance to apartheid, author Shanthini Naidoo explores the female experience of activism...

“The Fall” is a fantasy novel set in the middle of...

Jen Thorpe’s novel The Fall marries fantasy with reality in a fast-paced mashup. We chatted to Thorpe about her inspiration for the...

If Not The ANC, Then Who?

If parliament had 24 months to make the Electoral Act constitutional by allowing individual citizens to contest elections at all levels, we...

New Survey Shows South African Students Are Not Coping With E-learning

Youth Capital, a youth-led campaign with an Action Plan that combines data with young people’s lived stories to shift gears on youth...

Here’s What You Need To Know About NSFAS 2021

The 2021 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) cycle opened on August 3, 2020. Students have until November 30, 2020 to apply....

Two Blasts Rip Through Beirut But Lebanon Is Already Broken

“An accident waiting to happen” that’s how Habib Battah, a journalist in Beirut speaking to Al Jazeera described Lebanon. The country is...

Even For A Queer Person In South Africa, Indian Matchmaking Hits...

Growing up in Apartheid South Africa my family weren’t able to go to the theatre. But we improvised – we had weddings....

Online Discussion: How Students Are Struggling With Online Learning

Join The Daily Vox and Youth Capital on August 5 2020 for an online discussion on how students are dealing with online...

#BlackLivesMatter: 10 Books By POC/Black Writers On Race

The wave of anger in reaction to the murder of George Floyd that sparked a new wave of #BlackLivesMatter protests in the...

The Terrorist Album Marked People For Death

Jacob Dlamini was due to fly down to South Africa from New Jersey for promotions for his new book, The Terrorist Album....

Zindzi Mandela Remembered

On Monday, July 13, South Africans awoke to the news that Zindziswa (known as Zindzi) Mandela, daughter of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and Nelson...
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