Politics

Nine Hours is a roller-coaster of a book

Lukhanyo Sikwebu’s debut novel is a fast-paced read from start to finish. Imagine your favourite superhero/spy/vigilante stepped out of a movie and...

[REVIEW] Angeliena on Netflix is as kitschy as it is kak

Netflix has reported that western audiences love South African content. These audiences are three times more likely to travel here, after...

Lesedi Mamushi on why she is running as an independent candidate

Lesedi Mamushi is an independent candidate of the Makhuduthamaga municipality in Limpopo. Mamushi told The Daily Vox the reason why ward 6...

David Mabuza tells Sekampaneng residents to give the ANC another chance

Deputy president of the African National Congress (ANC) David Mabuza has appealed for another chance during local election campaigning. Mabuza told residents...

Four brothers, one ward councillor position up for grabs

In the Eastern Cape, it’s the battle of the brothers for the local government elections. Four brothers are contesting to become the...

Political violence in the lead-up to #LGE2021

Political violence is an increasingly worrying phenomenon which has emerged in the lead-up to the 2021 local government elections. Civilians and politicians...

Graaff-Reinet has ran dry in more ways than one

Graaff-Reinet has been plagued by a drought for seven years now. It is the fifth-oldest town in South Africa situated in the...

The Daily Vox’s take on the defining issues of #LGE2021

There are now 11 days left for the 2021 local elections. Political parties are rounding up their campaigns and doing a final...

The Namakwa Civic Movement believes the Northern Cape deserves better

The Namakwa Civic Movement (NCM) is a political party from the Northern Cape province. They are based in Springbok which forms part...

Nigeria’s police: few promises of reform have been kept a year...

Police brutality is not unique to Nigeria. The menace is almost universal. It is the level of...

How coalitions in local government have fared so far

The 2016 local government elections saw coalition governments in four out of eight metros in South Africa. This marked a significant change...

5 times communities took over municipal duties in South Africa

Municipalities across South Africa are on the brink of collapsing. Political parties are making promises and counting on votes for the upcoming...

EXTRACT: Zwelethu Our Land by Jaki Seroke

In his memoir, Zwelethu Our Land, Jaki Seroke shares the joys and the sorrows of his life. He recalls the political battles...

Independent candidate in Buffalo City reportedly threatened by ANC

Lisa Ntlonti is an independent candidate running for Ward Councillor in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (Ward 14). On October 13, Ntlonti released...

Residents of Moutse still share dirty river water with animals

Disgruntled residents of Moutse in Limpopo are still sharing dirty water from the river with animals. Water and sanitation minister Senzo Mchunu...

Mamelodi residents wait to use Greenview train station since 2018

For several years now, hundreds of Mamelodi residents east of the city capital Pretoria have been struggling. The residents are spending more...

NGOs take voter education engagements to communities #LGE2021

In the lead-up to the local elections, the Triangle Project hosted a community engagement on voter education in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. Triangle...

Twitter Spaces: A new means of political campaigning?

The 2021 local elections are taking place under pandemic conditions. This means political parties and independent candidates alike have had to use...

Here’s what mayors and councillors are supposed to do

Eligible voters on November 1 will go to the polls to vote for public representatives at the municipal council and ward councillors....

In Conversation with Busisiwe Nxumalo, ANC Candidate

For the upcoming local government elections, approximately 25% of the African National Congress (ANC) candidate list is comprised of young people. The...
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