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Here’s How Bros Can Hold Bros Accountable For Their Sexism

It’s easy to say ‘Not all men’: not all men have directly committed acts of sexual violence. But one of the problems with patriarchy...

Shack-Dwellers’ Movement Abahlali BaseMjondolo Call For Independent Commission Of Inquiry Into...

On Monday 8 October, the Abahlali baseMjondolo movement is expected to hand over a memorandum of demands to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and...

Elections are near, but Abahlali BaseMjondolo are Not Interested In Political...

 The 2019 general election is nearing, and political parties are gearing up for campaigning. Some people in informal settlements have vowed not to vote.“I...

Liyana The Film Shows The Healing Power Of Storytelling

In a collision of the real and the imaginary, five Swazi children tell the story of Liyana: their very own fictional character as she...

This Youth Manifesto Hopes To Amplify Young People’s 2019 Election Vision

2019 is just a couple of months away, and political parties are already gearing up for next year’s general elections.  With the many challenges...

In Conversation With Comedian Mthunzi Ramphele

Don’t be fooled: being a comedian is nowhere near as effortless as it looks. Making people laugh is a craft that gets honed for...

Meeting The Challenge Of Social Cohesion

On Thursday, the Development Democracy Program held its first International Social Cohesion in Durban, aimed at elevating and deliberating conversations about social cohesion above...

#MyBodyMyChoice: The Right To Safe Abortion Is Protected By Law

Cries of "my body, my choice", "my vagina, my choice" and "phansi unsafe abortions" rang in the air in the name of the campaign...

Benin Repeals Social Media Tax After Protests

After 10 days of mobilisation with more than 500,000 people being affected by the social media tax, the government in Benin have decided to...

TUT Remains Shut As Investigation Into Foul Elections Continues

Students at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) Soshanguve north campus have been advised to vacate their residences, while academic activities have been suspended...

SA Students: ‘Grant FMF Activists Blanket Amnesty’

It’s been almost a year since then-president Jacob Zuma announced free tertiary education, legitimising the call of South African students. However, a number of...

Clashes As UKZN Students Face Police and Security Guards Head On

Seventeen students will appear in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court on Tuesday following a violent protest at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Westville Campus on...

This YouTube Series Is The Modern Day ‘I Write What I...

If you’re looking for fresh YouTube content, you might want to check out #UnPolicedExpressions. Follow Nyiko Shikwambane and Naledi Chirwa as they navigate leaving...

#100MenMarch: Not Nearly Enough

Large crowds of men scare me. I just don’t feel safe around men - particularly unfamiliar men. It’s in large crowds of men that...

The Mbegu Platform: Helping The Youth Find Solutions To Problems In...

South Africa is failing its youth - particularly its poor youth. Despite the ability of young people to creatively pose solutions to the problems...

4 Takeaways From The EFF/Contralesa Presser

The Economic Freedom Fighters revealed that they have agreed with Contralesa (The Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa) that traditional leaders are important...

Zimbabwean Civil Society Remain Cautious Over Upcoming Elections

On June 28, the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition held a press briefing at Cosatu House in Johannesburg. The briefing was on the upcoming Zimbabwean...

Stop Telling Black People How To React To Racism

On Tuesday, Supersport released a report on the now-infamous Ashwin Willemse walkout and racism accusations at the television studios. In May, Willemse walked off...

A Luta Continua: Youth Day Is Futile For Young South Africans

The class of 1976 have inspired many uprisings and protests from what many people have termed “born frees”. These youngsters have challenged our democracy...

WADADA News, For Children, By Children

Aldana Dulhahde and Jan Willem are two of the many fantastic presenters who will be appearing at the Nelson Mandela Children’s Film Festival which...
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