Prejudice

The Stigma Of Loving Someone Who Died Of AIDS

I make it a point to tell anyone I date that I once had a partner that died of AIDS. So many loved ones...

“Conspiracy Of Silence” Happening Around The Rohingya Muslims

After last year's condemnation around the violence which was being committed against the Rohingya Muslims, the world seems to have gone silent once more...

Joburg’s Mayor Stays Being Xenophobic, This Time In Rwanda

This past week, the City of Johannesburg executive mayor Herman Mashaba was in Kigali, Rwanda to attend a panel at the Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s...

What Being A Black Muslim Woman Means

"It;s not easy being a black Muslim woman - especially in hijab. It's sort of like people want to create an identity for you,"health...

Israel Refused To Let Ghanaian MP Ras Mubarak Into Palestine

Ghanaian Member of Parliament Ras Mubarak was denied entry into the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) by Israel. Mubarak was invited to speak at the...

Mam’ Winnie Is Someone We Want To Be

City Press editor-in-chief Mondli Makhanya’s column on why we must not want to be Winnie exposes the patriarchal lense through which society views strong...

Flow Wellington’s Poems On Arriving In Johannesburg

Flow Wellington, (Selome Payne) is the director of self-publishing institute, Poetree Publications. She is also a published poet. Her latest poet anthology, Gau-trained tells...

The Politics Of The Other: Being A Black Muslim In South...

"Wherever you go, there will always be the politics of the other, whether you are in an Islamic space or whether you are amongst...

South African Muslim Activism Must Go Beyond Palestine

At a panel discussion on Tuesday hosted by the University of Cape Town Palestine Solidarity Forum, the issues of race, settler colonialism, and Palestine...

Xenophobia Permeates All Levels Of South African Politics

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema made news headlines a few weeks ago when he questioned whether former president Jacob Zuma's children Duduzane...

South Africa’s Entertainment Needs Queer Visibility

South Africa’s mainstream entertainment industry has come a long way in terms of opening up the industry and allowing for new talent to surface...

Maytha Alhassen And Natalia Molebatsi On Afro-Palestinian Solidarity

“We have to speak about our solidarity with the people of Palestine. It is urgent and it is important,” South African poet and writer...

“In The Infrastructure And The Law, There Is Apartheid Towards The...

The year 2018 marks 70 years since the declaration of the state of Israel and the horrendous acts it committed to cement its territorial...

Palestinian Water Expert: SA Does Not Need Israeli Water Expertise

The water crisis in Cape Town is due to mismanagement, water expert and Palestinian citizen of Israel Mustafa Abu Raiya said in a Facebook...

The Harsh Stigma of Sex Work In Glenwood, Durban

It's a scorching hot Tuesday afternoon and ladies are out on the streets working. It's a business day as usual for them and the...

Walter Sisulu Uni Refutes Terrible Living Conditions Claims

Some Walter Sisulu University students at the Ibika Campus in Butterworth, Eastern Cape, say the living conditions in their residences are appalling. They claim...

Oxfam’s Admission of Sexual Abuse In Haiti Points To Deeply Entrenched...

The international NGO sector is a multibillion dollar industry and one vital to the survival, stabilisation and reconstruction of communities globally, but what happens...

Why The New Mo Salah Chant Makes Me Uncomfortable

The new Mo Salah chant from Liverpool fans has been taking the world by storm. Liverpool's number 11, Mohamed Salah has been leading the...

Venal Naidu On His ‘Date My Family’ Appearance That Had So...

Tweeps have expressed disappointment with the families which featured in Mzansi’s favourite dating show Date My Family, this past Sunday, 18 February. The featured...

Inxeba’s ‘Porn’ Rating Was Due To Public Pressure

Many people were quite unhappy after the Film and Publication Board (FPB) announced that its Appeal Tribunal had overturned the classification rating of the...
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