South Africa

Brackenfell High School is a symptom of South Africa’s biggest disease:...

South Africa is inherently racist. Remember we had an entire political regime based on racial segregation. And the ideology that informed those...

The DA’s Deluded or Demagogue Approach To Stellenbosch University

By Luke Waltham The DA’s Federal Congress over the last weekend has resulted in a number of reactions and...

Society’s hypocrisy in protecting men and their reputations

Celebrity Katlego Maboe is caught up in quite the scandal. The recent viral video of his extra-marital activities has really wrought consequences...

Here’s what Trump and Biden have said about South Africa

The US is voting and there is just no escaping it. While it seems like the elections won’t make much of a...

Thinking out loud: Why do we kneel before charlatans in the...

Kelly Mutizira reflects on the lure of pastors who preach the prosperity gospel.  When Shepherd Bushiri also known as...

FoyinOg on using a makeup challenge to create a digital safe...

You may have noticed some makeup experiments on your timelines recently. It is all thanks to one person: Foyin Ogunrombi known as...

#LGBTILife: The reality of one woman’s journey for a name change...

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, recently met with various Trans Activist Coalition groups in order to improve service delivery...

The media is racist. Discuss. (50)

The SMWX Podcast in collaboration with the South Africa Media Innovation Program (SAMIP), produced a four-part series that tackles the question of...

Sea the Bigger Picture with Shamier Magmoet

Shamier Magmoet is a free diver from Heideveld on the Cape Flats. He is also a passionate environmentalist working hard to keep...

The Bo-Kaap pedophilia allegations, where to from here?

On October 21, a video uploaded on YouTube sent shock waves around the Bo-Kaap community, and the country beyond. The woman...

After the Bo-Kaap video, how do we support survivors of gender-based...

A viral video uploaded to  YouTube in which a woman details allegations of paedophillia against her paternal grandfather has left many...

Fact-checking influential TV presenter’s claims about child trafficking in South Africa

Published: 22 September 2020 12:07 | Last updated: 23 September 2020 02:59 (GMT) FROM AFRICA CHECK

The calls for Basic Income Grant, explained

On October 12, the C19 People's Coalition Cash Transfers Working Group and the Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ) issued a demand to...

Ending Extreme Poverty: We speak to three unemployed women to understand...

A new household survey has The National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey (CRAM) recently revealed the extent of unemployment...

Two student teachers tell us about the path to becoming a...

The national lockdown hit pause on schooling and learning for a while. As lockdown restrictions eased, schools and higher education resumed. Many...

Gender Based Violence law amendments could do more harm

Covid-19 has exposed so many cracks in South African society, gender-based violence being one of them. Public participation in government is so...

Meet Kholo Montsi – South Africa’s rising tennis star

At 17, Kholowam “Kholo” Montsi is a rising star in the tennis world. He won his first match at the French Open...

A guide to keeping the family Whatsapp group fake news-free

Dear members of the family Whatsapp group https://dai.ly/x7gpmdr We hope this message finds you...

A guide to protecting your big ideas in 2020

The controversy surrounding the concept of Somizi’s popular show, Dinner at Somizi’s has not yet been resolved but it has stressed the...

Calling myself “Coloured” gives me the ability to choose new meanings...

Chris Beilings believes persisting with the term “Coloured” is an act of defiance in itself.  The past few months...
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