South Africa

In Photos: South Africa stands in solidarity with Palestine

South African civil society organisations and trade unions gathered outside the Israeli trade office on Tuesday to express solidarity with the people...

Eid under lockdown: South African Muslims share their stories

Eid-ul-Fitr is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. It’s a day marked by a special...

The Camissa museum challenges existing narratives of people classified as “Coloured”

The Camissa Museum challenges the colonial and Apartheid narratives of those classified as "Coloured" and explores the true history of the establishment...

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...

Documentary Filmmaker Enver Samuel on elevating unsung heroes through film

Dulcie September was a South African anti-apartheid political activist. She was assassinated in Paris on the 29th of March 1988. The 2021...

Zulaikha Patel wants to inspire young women with her first book

Zulaikha Patel was just 13-years-old when images of her protesting against her school’s racist hair policies became news. That protest inspired a...

Students are walking from KZN to Gauteng for higher education

In 2019, Walk4Access, a group of people from the University of Pretoria (UP) walked from Cape Town to Pretoria. Their aim was...

In her own words: UCT student on returning to campus after...

On the morning of April 18, a fire started near Rhodes Memorial, Devil’s Peak in Table Mountain National Park. Driven by strong...

Doctors Without Borders – Drawing Lessons from South Africa’s Second wave,...

A third wave is coming, and South Africa needs to prepare.  Drawing on the experience of responding to the...

Skemerdans is a shimmering light on Cape Town’s underbelly

Skemerdans is a neo-noir murder mystery set on the Cape flats, set for release on Thursday, 28th of April. It is set...

Jagger Reading Room: the historical cost of Cape Town’s fires

On the morning of 18 April 2021, a fire started near Rhodes Memorial, Devil's Peak in Table Mountain National Park. Driven by...

Students launch legal challenge to NSFAS time limit rule

Students are calling on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and the department of higher education (DHET) to suspend a decision...

Marikana settlement residents begin rebuilding

After a fire ripped through 49 households in the Marikana informal settlement in Cato Crest, the community is beginning to rebuild. 

No to benches to memorialise forced removals from Simonstown

Ling Shepherd visited Simonstown to see a new set of benches commissioned to commemorate the forced removal of Black and Coloured people...

Extract: Nation on the Couch

Professor Wahbie Long’s Nation on the Couch explores life in our beloved country through the lens of psychoanalysis. By focusing on the...

UCT will remain closed until April 23

The University of Cape Town has been forced to further suspend its academic programme.  After an initial assessment of...

Cape Town wildfires: Here’s how you can help

As wildfires in Cape Town continue, forcing evacuations in several areas, many of us are watching in horror, feeling helpless. There is...

NEWSFLASH: The Cape Town wildfires continue a trail of destruction

A fire that started in the early hours of Sunday morning has wreaked havoc on Cape Town, destroying historical buildings and forcing...

#WorkingLifeinSA: Luyanda Hlatshwayo on reclaiming waste

Stop looking for work, says Luyanda Hlatshwayo. There are no jobs: instead, we should create our own. As a reclaimer, he’s put...

Burnout bites. Here’s how to fight back

Have you ever felt so physically, mentally and emotionally exhausted that performing at your job seems like an insurmountable task? Do you...
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