South Africa

Skeef is a straight snaphsot on queer life in South Africa

Skeef is a 2019 queer documentary written, produced and directed by Renaldo Schwarp. The 40 minute film follows the lived experiences of...

South Africa has its first official Music chart

The Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA) launched the first Official South African Music Charts (TOSAC) on September 1. The chart will...

Blood & Water Season 2 leaves you wanting more

Following its major local and international success, Netflix’s Blood & Water is back for season two. The Netflix original show which premiered...

Take a Sho’t Left during #TourismMonth2021

Tourism Month is celebrated annually in September to highlight South Africa’s diverse tourism and its contribution to the country’s economy. The theme...

Eh!woza are using storytelling to raise awareness about important issues

Eh!woza (isiXhosa for "Hey! Come with us") is a public engagement initiative. They produce youth-driven media to raise awareness about HIV/TB, infectious...

Sports talent goes undiscovered as poverty and inequality grows

Tatjana Schoenmaker, South Africa’s gold-medal-girl, acted as a beacon of hope for the country when she proved to be the best breaststroke...

2021 Local Elections: Everything you need to know

South Africa will most likely head to the polls on November 1 for the local government elections. Here’s everything you need to...

#MosqueMeToo: Harrowing allegations emerge from report about Fatih Seferagic

Facing Abuse in Community Environments (FACE), a US-based organisation, has released a report into serious allegations against Fatih Seferagic. Seferagic, a German-born...

The Charlotte Maxeke narrative: What about the others?

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) is forging narratives to create a certain viewpoint. The purpose is to make sense of the...

Explaining the COVID-19 virus and vaccine in Setswana

Freelance journalist and media practitioner Pontsho Pilane has a daily slot on Motsweding FM radio where she explains health issues in Setswana....

Impossible to evade GBV tsunami as South African women

During the first three weeks of the Covid-19 lockdown, government statistics recorded more than 120 000 victims. Across all racial, class, and...

#WomensMonth recap featuring Dr Tana Joseph and Nomawonga Khumalo

During Women’s Month (August in South Africa), The Daily Vox hosted two Instagram Lives with inspiring women. The team was joined by...

Improving ethical leadership in our public institutions

The South African state has failed at multiple levels to assure society of its commitment to building a social compact premised on...

Out of Quatro: An Extract

Out of Quatro: From exile to exoneration is Luthando Dyasop’s story. The book is a story not only about Dyasop’s extraordinary life,...

#BecomingADoctor: Learnings and unlearnings about the politics of medicine

In his book, Becoming A Doctor, Hloni Bookholane speaks about his life and learnings in his journey to become a medical doctor....
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[WATCH] “Covid-19 Vaccine: Importance of sharing accurate information”

The Covid-19 virus is something that everyone should be prepared to live with for a very long time. In many communities in...

How poverty and violence are linked with anxiety in young South...

Andrew Gibbs, South African Medical Research Council Over the past 10 years there has been increasing awareness of the...

“Touch: Sex, Sexuality and Sensuality” gives sexual experiences emotional backing

Touch: Sex, Sexuality and Sensuality  is an anthology of stories curated and edited by Tiffany Kagure Mugo and Kim Windvogel. The anthology...

Why understanding clinical trials and vaccines are important

Understanding what we know about the COVID-19 vaccine can help shed light on its safety and efficacy. On August 20, a webinar...

Extract: Get out of your Mind

In “Get out of your Mind: Lessons on embracing difference from South Africa and beyond” Luyanda Mpahlwa and Klaus Doppler use their...
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