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Six protest songs that are anthems for revolution in SA

The student protests that swept the country this year were punctuated by the singing of struggle songs often older than the students themselves. With...

Xenophobia in South Africa shows a disconnect with ubuntu

Ubuntu is a southern African ethical concept that suggests that humanity is interdependent. Rooted in a sense of community, "ubuntu" means that we are...

From prophets to profit: The colonisation of African spirituality

In the beginning nothing existed but the Fertile Darkness, floating on the invisible River of Time. There was no sun, there...

“Our schools undervalue blackness and focus more on containing us than...

The 28th of August 2016 marked a turning point at Pretoria High School for Girls. In a school where stories of racism and injustice...

Zulaikha Patel: How We All Wish We Were You

I don't think I have ever seen anything quite like it. The little girl - now known to all...

Burn Survivor Thembi Maphanga: It Started With Emotional Abuse

The furore around Babes Wodumo, radio personality Masechaba Ndlovu, and domestic abuse has sparked outrage on social media, with many people attacking Masechaba for...

Want To Enter Into A Muslim Marriage In SA? Here Are...

Arising out of the discussions at a recent workshop organised by the Muslim Personal Law (MPL) Network, it was clear that Muslims in South...

Special editorial: the state of Fees Must Fall – 2016 edition

Last year this time, the Fees Must Fall movement was gaining momentum, barrelling towards a triumphant mass march on the Union Buildings, where it...

Macron is no progressive when it comes to Africa

La France et l’Afrique: the issues persist

It’s easy for the ANC to use race as a campaign...

On Friday, the ANC in an act of absurdity, marched against itself. The ANC (movement) will have an anti-racism march to deliver a memorandum...

5 Woke Youtubers Worth Your Data

Seemingly everybody is starting a YouTube channel to showcase the same personalities and to tell us the same dos and dont’s in black households....

Don’t be intimidated; security guards don’t have any special policing rights

Security guards in South Africa are known for abusing their power but what a few people know is that security do not hold any...

On tactics and the future of #FeesMustFall at Wits

As Fees Must Fall protests across South Africa enter their fourth week, there is heightened tensions at Wits University following violent clashes between private...

The Women Of Waqf Are Claiming Their Right To Pray In...

What began as a means for women to form a spiritual community and pray their salaah in congregation during the holy month of Ramadan...

Nine Scholarships, Opportunities and Chances To Shine You Could Apply For...

The Daily Vox team has rounded up some of the best academic opportunities for 2020. https://www.thedailyvox.co.za/get-applying-7-scholarship-and-learnerships-to-check-out/

Black-On-Black Colonialism: The Divide Between Francophone Cameroon And Anglophone Ambazonia

The struggle of the people of the English-speaking region of Cameroon made international headlines again last month when seven activists received prison sentences, ranging...

All you need to know about NSFAS for 2017

Earlier in January, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) opened a second direct application process to students. This call for applications considers numerous...

Why do SA universities have more female graduates but fewer academics?

May was graduation season at many universities around South Africa. As usual, social media timelines were flooded with pictures of proud parents and grinning...

It’s Time For Ex-Model C Schools To Stop Focusing On Rugby...

LAURENCE STEWART says that a tragedy continues to be played out in the name of tradition and value at the stubborn ex-Model C schools...

Two Batswana women wrote a feminist dictionary and it’s amazing

For two young Batswana feminists, the academic terminology that has been popularised in online-driven social activism is useful but limited. When they couldn't articulate...
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