Service Delivery

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...

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...

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...

Limpopo villagers waiting for more than 20 years for gravel road...

Residents of Mawa Block 8 outside Bolobedu in Limpopo have waited for more than 20 years for their gravel road to be...

Part three: Scorecard for new parties in the #LGE2021

The Daily Vox is continuing the scorecard coverage of local election manifestos. Most of the major political parties have made their “promises”...

Mamelodi hostel residents are tired of waiting for housing

Mamelodi hostel residents are angry at temporary incompletely-built shack houses made of corrugated iron. They are being left without a roof, running...

#LGE2021: Galeshewe voters urged to use their voices by voting

Galeshewe is Kimberley’s oldest township in the Sol Plaatje Local Municipality in the Northern Cape province. Local residents have called out issues...

Sipho Mtshweni for ward councilor or no vote, say Mamelodi residents

Some Mamelodi residents say they want Sipho Mtshweni for ward councillor or else they are not going to vote. Residents of Skierlik/Kopanong,...

Makhanda and the future of service delivery protests in SA

In Makhanda, between May and June, protestors shut down roads, and other access points. They were protesting jobs and decent services. In...

‘The Struggle To Be Ordinary’ Shows Intersection Of Gender, Disability And...

People with disabilities have difficulty in accessing fundamental rights in South Africa, and are excluded from the mainstream of society. It’s even...

South Africa Should Learn From Brazil About How To Tackle ‘Hidden...

South Africa faces a double burden of hunger and malnutrition, on the one hand, and obesity with associated non-communicable diseases (NCDs), on the other....

Is Our Democracy Losing Legitimacy?

SPONSORED COMMENT The commemoration of Youth Day in 2019 comes at an important time for young people of South...

Why Alexandra Booed Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba

“Mashaba we need answers now,” read the makeshift placard held up by an Alexandra township resident. The Marlboro Community Centre was teeming...

Alexandra Residents Suffer As Politicians Point Fingers

“I just want to ask Ramaphosa how we must live as Alexandra residents because we are suffering,” Elizabeth Nkwana (61) said. Nkwana,...

#AlexTotalShutdown: “The Strike Is Killing Us As Grade 12 Learners”

AS TOLD TO The doors of Jaconia Moloutsi’s (19) school have been shut for the second week now....

Life In A Durban Hostel Is A Nightmare

March 21 marks Human Rights Day annually, where South Africans commemorate the events of Sharpeville Massacre, however, for hostel dwellers around Durban...

Load Shedding: Small Businesses May Shut Soon

"The loss is so great that sometimes we have to throw away some of the dough when it becomes stale due. The sad part...

Zimbabwe: How A Fuel Price Hike Sparked A National Shutdown

For the past three days Zimbabweans have filled the streets of Harare and Bulawayo in protest of a sharp fuel increase, which is the...
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