Politics

Integrity Idol Celebrates Unsung Public Officials

The Integrity Idol campaign wants to "name and fame" honest public servants working in South Africa. These are the heroes who do what's right...

Zindzi Mandela, And The Limits On Black Pain

Far from scrambling to silence the ambassador’s comments on land, the government should be wondering why it is allowing itself to be...

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...

The calls for Basic Income Grant, explained

On October 12, the C19 People's Coalition Cash Transfers Working Group and the Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ) issued a demand to...

COVID-19: The Cure Could Be Worse Than The Disease For South...

Seán Mfundza Muller, University of Johannesburg As the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 spreads worldwide, some governments have taken rapid and...

Alexandra Residents Suffer As Politicians Point Fingers

“I just want to ask Ramaphosa how we must live as Alexandra residents because we are suffering,” Elizabeth Nkwana (61) said. Nkwana,...

The EFFSC Is Going Nowhere

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

Never far from controversy: The life and times of Zweli Mkhize

Health minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize had been a beacon of hope during the uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic. He also seems to...

“Tawedes” to an origin language as South Africa gets its first...

Some people may consider KhoiKhoi a forgotten language - but in reality, it’s used across South Africa every day. Words like dagga...

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...

The Fight Against Gun Violence In Atlantis, My Community

COMMENT When I think of the word “home” I think of safety, but I come from Atlantis, on the...

Domestic Workers Can Now Claim For Occupational Injuries

Maria Mahlangu had worked for the De Clerq family as a domestic worker for 22 years when she drowned in her employer’s...

The Fightback And Maharani

Political journalist Qaanitah Hunter’s latest book Balance of Power: Ramaphosa and the future of South Africa shares fresh insights into Jacob Zuma’s...

Should we lower the voting age in South Africa?

The voting age in South Africa is 18. But should pensioners be allowed to make decisions for people who will only come of age...

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...

The Butchers Of Marikana Won

COMMENT What to make of the fact that the people who set the Marikana massacre in motion now sit...

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...

Attacks On EFF Are Attempts To Shrink Radical Politics In South...

Subscribe to our newsletter. Recent attempts in the media to question the legitimacy of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)...

ANC Responds to ‘Revive ANCYL’: “The Youth League Has Been Liquidated”

Ace Magashule, the secretary-general of the African National Congress, has responded to the ‘Revive ANCYL’ lobby group which has been pushing for...

What The US Ban Of Huawei Ban Means For South Africa

UPDATE: In a flip flop decision, and with no explanation, President Donald Trump announced last weekend that US companies would be allowed...
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