South Africa

Banyana, Bafana & Proteas Seek Glory In 2019

Three of South Africa’s national sporting teams are in action this year. 2019 is a busy sporting year. There’s the FIFA Women’s...

Solomon Mahlangu’s Legacy Lives On

Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu is etched into the history of South Africa’s anti-apartheid movement. On April 6, 1979, the apartheid government hanged him....

Mozambique Battles Cholera In The Aftermath Of Cyclone Idai

The damage from Cyclone Idai is still growing. The cyclone is labeled the deadliest storm to hit Mozambique in the last 30...

Richard Falk: UCT Must Take “Moral Stand” And Boycott Israeli Institutions

COMMENTUpdate: On Saturday, the UCT council declined to adopt the resolution of a full academic boycott of Israeli...

Mampintsha And Babes Back In Court

Last week, a video showing musician Mampintsha allegedly assaulting Gqom Queen and his long-time partner Babes Wodumo emerged, an incident which landed Mampintsha in...

Fees Must Fall 3.0? Postgrad Funding Is The Next Student Crisis

First published: 16 November 2018One of former president Jacob Zuma’s final acts as the president of the African National Congress (ANC) was to announce...

The EFF Only Pose As Feminists

Journalist Karima Brown has laid charges against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema after Malema shared her cell phone number in a tweet...

The Competition Commission Tackles Schools Over Uniforms

On Tuesday, the Competition Commission finally announced that it had ‘gone after’ several schools and suppliers over various anti-competitive practices in the sale of...

The Girl At St Agnes, And The Dark Side Of SA’s...

With The Girl At St Agnes, South African streaming service Showmax hopes to compete with international original created content. The show which debuted January 31...

Chris van Wyk’s Life Comes To Life On Stage

The clanging of prison doors, a single spotlight and Zane Meas on the stage. Starring Meas, the Market Theatre’s production of The Storyteller of...

Free Education: Students Realise They Were Duped

I remember the day that Jacob Zuma announced fully subsidised free education. There was a mixture of excitement and confusion on social media, but...

Asijiki Coalition: Decriminalise Sex To End Workers’ Agony

“Sex workers are being persecuted everywhere for doing the only work that can help them make ends meet. Decriminalisation would not only help them...

The Land Party: A People’s Dictatorship For South Africa

From a grassroots activism in Hermanus to formal politicals, the Land Party is aiming for national government. Leader of the party Gcobani Ndzongana said...

The Green Party: Third Time Lucky?

The Green Party of South Africa has undergone a complete leadership change and is now back to contest the 2019 national Elections. Part of...

What’s Behind South Africa’s Messy Foreign Policy?

South Africa has come under a great deal of criticism for its response to the situations unfolding in Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of...

Why You Shouldn’t Support Captive Lion Breeding

Captive lion breeding is a cruel but legal practice that still happens in South Africa. Lions are bred in private farms where they are...

Everything To Know About The DRC Elections

It’s been almost three weeks since the citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) cast their votes in the presidential election on December...

Why Abahlali baseMjondolo Won’t Contest In The Elections

South African general elections are nearing and one of the major social movements for human rights, Abahlali baseMjondolo say this year’s vote will be...

The EFF Speaks To The Youth With Its #SizafundaNgenkani Campaign

The Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) launched its #SizofundaNgekani Campaign at a press conference in Braamfontein on January 7. Timeously launched in the...

Christmastime When Your Parents Abandoned You

Christmas time is for those who celebrate it to do so with their loved ones, but it is specially a time where children often...
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