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Tonight’s Supermoon is going to be really cool, if we get...

The night of the 31st of January is going to be a very interesting one: A Super Blue Moon is going to rise over...

Fascism And The EFF: Or How To Gaslight The Media

Let me be the second to congratulate Gareth van Onselen, after he congratulated himself first in the Huffington Post this week. After...

Trevor Noah says black anger will get you nowhere

South Africa's prettiest export Trevor Noah does have some curious politics. In a wide-ranging interview on race, discrimination and gender with Lupita Nyong’o, the...

Is South African Hip Hop Finding Its Voice Again?

One of the memorable (or tragic) moments from arguably the most celebrated presidency in Africa, is that of a police commissioner raising his hands...

Dr Makhosi Khoza is done with the ANC’s top women

Dr Makhosi Khoza had nothing good to say about the women at the top of the ANC when she spoke to Radio 702 host...

#LindiweOnEusebius: Sisulu fumbles with feminism

Lindiwe Sisulu was dragged on Twitter on Thursday for her problematic views on feminism and gender-based violence. And honestly, she deserves it. Human Settlements Minister...

Patrice Motsepe, You Should Have Brought Beyonce To SA

Billionaire businessman Patrice Motsepe paid to bring the Spanish soccer team FC Barcelona to Johannesburg this week, to take on Sundowns in a friendly...

Home Affairs: It’s Up to Women To Check If Surname Was...

The department of home affairs acknowledged reports that some women’s surnames had been changed without their consent after marriage, in a statement...

Raashida Khan Takes On “No-Go” Areas In The SA Indian Muslim...

South African Indian Muslims are a conservative bunch: there are some topics that are just not spoken about. So you can imagine the furore...

Coconut Kelz On Achieving The Right (White) Standard Of Beauty

BOOK EXTRACT When she was last spotted on the crossroads of Swart and Gevaar Roads, Coconut Kelz was drinking...

5 Woke Youtubers Worth Your Data

Seemingly everybody is starting a YouTube channel to showcase the same personalities and to tell us the same dos and dont’s in black households....

Emmanuel Macron can’t seem to stop his Africa gaffes

French President Emmanuel Macron seems determined to carry on the proud tradition of Western leaders making the worst comments about the people of Africa,...

Film and Publications Board angers queer community with pedosexual tweet

On Thursday, the Film and Publication Board of South Africa (FPB) tweeted a hoax article that paedophilia would be recognised as a sexuality forming...

We Need To Talk About How VAT Will Hurt The Poor

Last week, Malusi Gigaba, now the former minister of finance, presented a problematic budget. With national debt increasing (to over R2.5 trillion this year),...

Can We All Agree That 2017 Was The Year J.K. Rowling...

Harry Potter has been one of my favourite books for as long as I can remember. It introduced me to the world of magic...

G@tvol Capetonian: What Of The Forgotten Ones? Pt. 1

Insouciance is a characteristic that's been lodged against coloured people of the Cape for years. In April 2018, however, G@tvol Capetonian arrived to put...

The Politics Of ‘Expropriation Of Land Without Compensation’ In South Africa

In a speech presented at the Urbanization: Impact of land availability - focus on land occupation Indaba organised by MEC for human...

In Defence Of Safe Spaces

Safe spaces are often mocked and misunderstood. Those who are excluded from certain safe spaces feel discriminated against or feel that it is a...

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng’s Harsh Words For Elected Officials

“May the oath or the affirmation judge most brutally any of us who is here for a show or any of us who will...

Curious About Ramadan? We’ve Got You Covered

It's almost time for Ramadan 1440 (2019 in the Gregorian calendar) in South Africa. But what is Ramadan and what does it mean? Our...
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