Politics

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...

It’s time to take a stand against your own, Mmusi

Nothing good came out of colonialism. It was thoroughly evil. Nothing good came out of apartheid. It was thoroughly wicked. Anyone who tries to...

Why are the South African Politician Awards even a thing?

The South African Politician Awards (SAPAs) will be taking place on 9 February in Cape Town. These awards are aimed at celebrating the work...

What are we going to do now that Trump really is...

Donald Trump is now the President of the US. And as he recited his oath of office on 20 January, many in America and...

This is what Julius Malema had to say about #FeesMustFall

Minutes before he was served papers to appear in court on charges of trespassing and riotous assembly related to alleged actions in 2014, the Commander...

DA vs ANC: who is the true champion of white supremacy?

Welcome to the 2016 National slug match for the title of SA’s Guardian of Whiteness. When the EFF decided to vote in favour of...

The DA is not an alternative to the ANC

Wandile Ngcaweni feels the DA is the vanguard of white privilege in South Africa, and is not a viable alternative to the ANC. The rise...

Why is violence on Black women’s bodies so normalised on our...

I have been listening and reading some of the things being said about‪ #‎RememberKhwezi‬. I think I have come out with more questions than answers. 1....

After the Party: The ANC missed the many varieties of the...

According to EBRAHIM FAKIR AND ELNARI POTGIETER, the ANC ignored the working class in urban areas in the run-up the this year's local election.  The...

Here is what the world is saying about South Africa’s local...

The ANC, still the most important, most relevant, most iconic of political parties in the South Africa, has been served humble pie at this...

Am I guilty? On being rich, white and male in South...

JOB THOMAS believes it's time for people like himself - rich, white men - and other privileged groups, to admit to being oppressors. In Belgium,...

This is the problem with South Africa’s politics

Aubrey Matshiqi is a rockstar columnist, political analyst and researcher. He’s written a fantastic paper ahead of this year’s elections, on the false dichotomy...

ANC councillor in Durban: “You have to be the eyes and...

Durban's ward 26, comprising of beachfront areas and tourist spots, is a hotly contested area in this year's local government elections. The ward was...

What you need to know about the brand new “African passport”

The passports will first be given to AU heads of state and government; ministers of foreign affairs; and the permanent representatives of AU member...

Why South African Indians should identify as black

INDIRA GOVENDER reflects on whether you need to display "struggle credentials" before you can speak on racism and injustice in South Africa. Mishka Wazar's column about whether...

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...

This young aspiring politician wants to invest in the youth’s passion...

MUHAMMED CHOONARA is an aspiring young politician who is passionate about African development. Michaela Feldman caught up with him. I am currently a first-year student...

South African politicians just don’t get us anymore

There exists within the current South African political climate, indicators that it is time for greater youth representation. TAD KHOSA reviews the current crop...

There’s a mixed reaction to the launch of the Black First...

Andile Mnxgitama launched his Black First Land First movement on May 14 in Orlando West, Soweto. Although Mngxitama placed great emphasis that the movement...

Here’s 10+ things the DA should apologise for

As the EFF set to launch their manifesto on Saturday, the DA put out a statement outlining 10 things that they believe the EFF, in...
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