South Africa

NEWSFLASH: Adam Habib to resume position as SOAS director following investigation

The University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies board of trustees have announced director Adam Habib will resume his duties...

ADF: Home Affairs’ Comments On Asylum Seekers Are Xenophobic

The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) read with shock and dismay the quotes attributed to the Home Affairs Director of asylum seeker management, Mandla Madumisa...

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...

Young people say #ZumaVote should be a wake-up call for South...

Last week, Parliament held a vote of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma by secret ballot. He survived by 21 votes. Although this meant...

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

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

New BDS Formation In South Africa

There’s a new Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) formation in South Africa. BDS is a global movement calling for the boycott, divestment...

Government portal to provide opportunities for young people

With an estimated youth unemployment rate of 55.75%,  young South Africans are ready to grasp any opportunity to make a living. Through...

Ndenze ntoni na?: A poem by Xolani Henry Shezi

Xolani Henry Shezi (also known by his stage name Xolani Shezzi), an emerging poet from Mandeni, KwaZulu-Natal uses poetry as a healing...

#WitsAmINext: Wits Community Demands Safety For Female Students

Clad in black and purple, students and staff at Wits University joined the country in speaking up about gender-based violence (GBV) and...

Palestinian Journalist Janna Jihad On Being A Child Under Occupation

Twelve-year-old Janna Jihad has been labelled the world's youngest journalist. She comes from the West Bank in Palestine where she uses her voice to...

Ten reasons South Africa doesn’t suck right now – September 2017...

This year keeps getting more and more extra. This month, Heritage Day was a reminder that the Rainbow Nation is a lie, Dr Makhosi Khoza...

The Social Dilemma: The technology that connects us also controls us

The Social Dilemma is a Netflix documentary-drama hybrid that shows how dominant and largely unregulated social media companies manipulate users by harvesting...

From government officials to social media creatives, rape culture is everywhere

When comments and videos perpetuating rape culture are left unchecked, what message is being sent to survivors and victims of sexual violence?

#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...

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...

Goodbye, 2019 – You Have Been Memorable

Let us count the ways this year has been wonderful.  Compiled by Fatima Moosa The Springboks...

NSFAS: ‘We’re Ready For 2020’

On Wednesday, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) briefed parliament on the scheme’s readiness for the 2020 academic year. NSFAS Administrator...

5 Misconceptions About The Land Cleared

The land question is a complex topic wrapped up in a number of challenges. On Thursday 19 April, the Institute for Poverty, Land and...

Johannesburg Shows Support For Palestine

May 15 marked the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (Catastrophe) where over 700 000 Palestinian people were expelled from their land. It is the...

How The Government Is Ruining Its Own Plan To End Gender-Based...

NEWS ANALYSIS The rape and murder of 19-year-old Uyinene Mrwetyana has pushed into the spotlight the government’s failure...
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