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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...

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...

Contraception: 10 False Things You Thought Were True

Contraception: the deliberate prevention of conception or impregnation by any of various drugs, techniques, or devices; birth control. In...

Sip Conscious Straws, An Environmentally Conscious Alternative To Plastic Straws

"What's the point of having a straw - usually a plastic straw?" asked Aaliyah Kathrada, co-founder of Sip Conscious Straws in an interview with...

Renaldo Gouws took his twar with Sibu Mpanza too far

Correction: The Daily Vox has issued an apology to Renaldo Gouws. You can read it here. Well-known South African YouTubers Renaldo Gouws and Sibu Mpanza...

SA Men Awards nominates homophobic, misogynistic preacher

Behold the SA Men Awards, where we celebrate men for not being trash during the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women...

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...

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...

Mngxitama on Holocaust tweets: I’m just paraphrasing Helen Zille

Andile Mngxitama, president of the political organisation Black First Land First (BLF), said he’s achieved the objective of his controversial tweet about the Holocaust....

South Africans deserve more than homophobic comedy

Last week marketing company iTen Entertainment published a 90 second video teeming with homophobia. They, and many of their viewers, didn’t take too kindly...

Incest is icky, but for Jon and Daenerys it’s not immoral

*spoilers for Game of Thrones season seven finale ahead* So Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow finally got it on. All that romantic tension, handholding and...

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...

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....

Why Your Veganism Must Be Intersectional

Let's talk food. No matter which angle we come at it from: food is political. The way the food you eat is produced, controlled,...

Another Heritage Day, another racial incident we’re expected to ‘laugh off’

Considering how the complexity of South African heritage has been reduced to a national “Braai Day”, Shabashni Moodley argues that we shouldn’t be surprised...

There is no freedom of speech on Facebook, activists say

Facebook has been making headlines globally for temporarily banning users who comment variations of “Men Are Trash” on the site. This is in line...

Shock! Horror! Women can now take the wheel in Saudi Arabia!

The King of Saudi Arabia has issued a decree allowing women to drive.

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...

Jacob Zuma, The President Who “Did Nothing Wrong”

We thought this day would never come - Jacob Zuma has finally taken the L and resigned as the president of South Africa. Zuma...

Stop Telling Black People How To React To Racism

On Tuesday, Supersport released a report on the now-infamous Ashwin Willemse walkout and racism accusations at the television studios. In May, Willemse walked off...
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