South Africa

Why is local sustainable fashion so expensive?

We live in a world that offers us an abundance of choice and convenience. It’s important to understand the true cost of...

#BeTheDrivingForce Jaryd and Min’entle

This week’s #BeTheDrivingForce conversation was the third in our series but the first one during Youth Month. It was only fitting that...

News Flash: Discord in Palestinian solidarity movement in SA highlighted in...

On Wednesday, community radio station Salaamedia hosted a panel discussion titled “Maintaining the momentum in the solidarity struggle for a free #Palestine”....

#LGBQTILife: We need to be advocating for more inclusive shelters

The safety and protection of LGBTIQA+ folk should be at the forefront of our government’s planning agenda. Sadly it is not. Inclusive...

We need a better action plan to combat racism in schools

Reports of racism in South African schools are common. The most recent report of racism was at Cornwall Hill College in Pretoria...

UCT rejects Athol Williams’ allegations of silencing over state capture

Athol Williams, lecturer and poet, has alleged that the University of Cape Town have been trying to silence him, a charge the...

The internet prepared us for the future of pandemic living

The internet is not as disconnected as many believe it to be. This past weekend in a catch-up call with a friend,...

In her own words: Zandile Ndhlovu and the beauty of the...

Zandile Ndhlovu is South Africa's first Black female free-dive instructor. Her passion for the ocean allows her to build a more inclusive...

Book Extract: “You Have Struck a Rock”

"You Have Struck a Rock" by writer and commentator, Gugulethu Mhlungu looks at how history has shaped the conditions women face today....

#BeTheDrivingForce Week Two with Celiwe Shivambu and Courtney Morgan

The #BeTheDrivingForce campaign is in full swing! The Daily Vox in partnership with Youth Capital launched the special series called #BeTheDrivingForce to...

The List: Five organisations are advocating for menstrual rights in SA

May 28 marks Menstrual Hygiene Day. It is a day to promote good menstrual health and hygiene management, and break stigmas that...

#BeTheDrivingForce with Samuel Flans

The #BeTheDrivingForce campaign has officially kicked off. The Daily Vox in partnership with Youth Capital launched the special series called #BeTheDrivingForce last...

Barakat is a must-see South African film

The film Barakat is a love letter to an entire community.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-4WmEoxD8Q Read more:...

The Interview: Thapelo Mohapi on Abahlali baseMjondolo

Thapelo Mohapi, the former general secretary of Abahlali baseMjondolo, the shack dwellers movement spoke to us about their members who were in...

Nationalist pro-South African hashtags spread hate online

South Africa has a fatal history of violence against foreign nationals, particularly other Africans. In May 2008, 62 people died as a...

Jeffrey Oarasib on affirming Khoi identity through art

Jeffrey Oarasib is a Khoi language, culture and heritage activist. He is a poet and rapper, and uses these mediums to elevate...

The Daily Vox and Youth Capital partner to inspire young people...

On June 16 2021, Youth Day will be commemorated in South Africa. 45 years ago, black South Africans students were massacred by...

The pitfalls of celebrating Eid in corporate South Africa

The world’s one billion plus Muslims will wear their best, festively transform their tables, and offer their obligatory charity. Their eventual goal...

In his own words: Imtiaz Sooliman on the current situation in...

We spoke to Gift of the Givers founder Dr Imtiaz Sooliman about the expanding Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. This is what...

From UJ: How we are transforming the university to respond to...

Issues of gender and sexuality have been strongly debated in South Africa’s new democracy. From the National Women’s Coalition (NWC) in the...
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