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Politicians finally visit Indian professor on hunger strike

Friday marks assistant professor Joshil Abraham’s seventeenth day on hunger strike as way of protesting against the Delhi government. Abraham, a professor from GB...

Remembering PAC anti-pass activist Philip Kgosana (1936-2017)

Former student leader and PAC activist Philip Kgosana has died. He was 81. Kgosana is best known for mobilising students in anti-pass protests in Cape...

Zapiro needs to take a hard look in the mirror

Nine years after he first decided to use a rape metaphor to comment on the state of the nation, cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, better known...

LIVE BLOG: #NationalDayOfAction march in Pretoria

14:15 PM “It has started now, it’s on,” says Malema at the end of his speech. "When you leave here, go back home peacefully in a...

Practising empathy through protest and debunking the myth that issues...

April 7 was a day of national protest in South Africa. After President Jacob Zuma fired the finance minister, along with nine others, and...

Geopolitricks: there’s nothing radical about President Jacob Zuma or BRICS

Over the past few months President Jacob Zuma, and many of his supporters, have argued that the attacks on ANC and instability in South...

Why didn’t you listen when we told you to learn the...

South Africans were out in their numbers to protest against President Jacob Zuma on Friday. While the streets might have been filled with diverse...

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...

Was the ANC email leak a staged PR stunt or an...

On Tuesday night, those signed up to the ANC’s media mailing list received a surprise in their inboxes - the minutes of the ANC’s...

The opportunity of the moment for white people, and how not...

As civic action momentum builds in the wake of last week’s events, Hilton Johnson thought it apt to share a couple of thoughts as...

SA’s shutdown can only work if the middle class can reach...

Since Thursday's cabinet reshuffle, South Africans are looking for ways to dissent, and ultimately overthrow Zuma, but reactions have been divided. The Daily Vox...

Young people have mixed sentiments about the #CabinetReshuffle

Sabeehah Motala (22), a student and intern at Corruption Watch, was at a dinner party on Thursday evening when her work WhatsApp group lit...

Why we want nothing to do with your #BlackMonday

South Africans are donning black this Monday in protest of President Jacob Zuma’s recent cabinet reshuffle, but not us. White South Africans, corporate backers of...

Why must we take to the streets to fight internal ANC...

Political analyst, Ebrahim Fakir, asks why only now South Africans are being called to take to the streets against President Jacob Zuma. Here is the...

Kathrada memorial used as a call to mobilise against Zuma

There was an unashamed call to mass mobilisation against the Zuma regime at recently deceased struggle hero, Ahmed Kathrada’s memorial service. Hundreds gathered at...

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...

Malema: ‘It is done, the country is captured – now is...

At the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) press conference on Friday, Commander in Chief Julius Malema rejected Jacob zuma’s midnight cabinet reshuffle. Malema spoke emphatically...

‘We are at a crossroads’: ANC turns on Zuma while the...

In the wake of the #CabinetReshuffle, everyone seemed to have something to say. Press conferences, protests, and court interdicts abound; The Daily Vox rounds...

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...

Uncle Kathy lived a life committed to non-racialism

As South Africa lays struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada to rest, The Daily Vox team looks at his political ideologies as a young man and...
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