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#RealMonstersOfSA Campaign Used Halloween To Raise GBV Awareness

Over the Halloween weekend in South Africa, a campaign was launched to raise awareness about gender-based violence (GBV). Two organisations came together...

Redistributing Wealth Is The Best Kind Of Empowerment

COMMENT Bill Gates briefly became the world’s richest person again according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Amazon CEO Jeff...

SWEAT Says Convicted Murderer’s Artwork Must Be Removed From Exhibition

SWEAT is calling on the University of Pretoria to remove a convicted murderer’s artwork. The organisation is known as the Sex Worker...

Contraception: 10 False Things You Thought Were True

Contraception: the deliberate prevention of conception or impregnation by any of various drugs, techniques, or devices; birth control. In...

DUT: Students Afraid To Go To Campus After Student Was Fatally...

Two weeks ago, 18-year-old first-year engineering student Sandile Ndlovu was fatally stabbed in a lecture hall at the Durban University of Technology...

#SandtonShutdown: Civil Society Pleads For Big Business To Intervene In The...

In the early hours of the morning, hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in Sandton. The...

No Solutions In Sight For The Rohingya, Two Years On

Sitting in a teashop in Kutupalong megacamp, Bibi Jan tugs on her sleeve. She’s covering up scars inflicted during the largest-ever episode...

#ApartheidFlag Ruling A Non-Racialism Milestone

ANALYSIS The Equality Court has declared that displaying the apartheid flag without good reason constitutes hate speech. Deputy judge...

Unicef Launches Youth Guide For Advocacy Created By Young People

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched the Youth Advocacy Guide. Released on July 24, the guide was created by young...

#IStandWithIlhan: Ilhan Omar Pushes Pro-BDS Bill Despite Harsh Criticism

NEWS ANALYSIS United States congresswoman Ilhan Omar has been through the most, but she won’t be deterred. Despite United...

Solomon Mahlangu’s Legacy Lives On

Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu is etched into the history of South Africa’s anti-apartheid movement. On April 6, 1979, the apartheid government hanged him....

Zimbabwe: How A Fuel Price Hike Sparked A National Shutdown

For the past three days Zimbabweans have filled the streets of Harare and Bulawayo in protest of a sharp fuel increase, which is the...

“The Last Words Of Rowan Du Preez” Explores Truth And Justice

It was 2012 in the Cape Flats in Mfuleni. Demanding better police services in Khayelitsha, community activists Angy Peter and Isaac Mbadu were raising...

Why We Acknowledge The Students Who Refused To Stand For Israel’s...

Last week, two students at the Herzlia Middle School in Cape Town refused to stand for the Israeli national anthem during a graduation ceremony...

5 Memorable Moments From Malusi Gigaba

It's just another day of South African politics: the (now former) home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba has finally caved to the pressure from President...

Ubumbano Wants To Empower Communities To Tell Their Own Stories

Your smartphone is a powerful tool. It is a basis of a terrible inequality, and one of the reasons that the Democratic Republic of...

Ahead of 2019 Election, SA Political Parties Vow To Take Young...

Think-tank Youth Lab launched their 2019 Youth Manifesto, a collection of challenges and solutions to the problems young people face in South Africa, at...

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...
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