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Queer South Africans who won in 2016

South Africa has more than 500, 000 citizens who identify as queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or intersex. Each year, more and more queer...

We can confirm: Lena Dunham IS white feminism

In a chat with standup-comedian Amy Schumer on 2 September, celebrity white feminist Lena Dunham spoke about a conversation she had with herself during...

Professor Neil Roos: How Ordinary Whites Were Caught In Apartheid Society

To understand the history of the ideology of race, and fighting racism to eventually reach the utopia of non-racialism, we need to understand and...

#MaritzburgCollege: ‘EFF protest’ didn’t contravene law banning party-political activities in schools...

*Editors' note: This story has been updated with a recent comment by Julius Malema

16 days of f***ing activism

Despite years of "16 days of activism", women still face rampant violence and discrimination at every turn, women-hating men are still given a free...

#FeesMustFall: UCT slaps protestors with court interdict

The University of Cape Town was on Monday afternoon granted a court interdict preventing student protestors from "disrupting or otherwise interfering in any way...

Joburg’s Mayor Stays Being Xenophobic, This Time In Rwanda

This past week, the City of Johannesburg executive mayor Herman Mashaba was in Kigali, Rwanda to attend a panel at the Mo Ibrahim Foundation's...

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...

SANDF Must Provide Alternative Accommodation For Marievale Residents, Court Rules

The Pretoria High Court granted a victory to the embattled Marievale community, ruling on Wednesday morning that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)...

UKZN students in court after clashing with police in med school...

On Friday, nearly 100 University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) medical school students flocked to the Durban magistrates court in support of two students who were...

NSFAS fails to address the heart of the matter at briefing

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) press briefing on the status of 2017 applications for financial aid for universities and TVET colleges was...

Banned in his own country and forced to leave SA under...

LEGESSE SEIFU, a 46-year-old Ethiopian asylum seeker, has been ordered to get out of the country before 28 May (tomorrow) by the South African department...

To Be Palestinian Is To Fight For Your Life – Mariam...

The events of the past few weeks which have left hundreds of Palestinians dead and thousands injured has left most of the world reeling....

The Feminist Stokvel’s Hair Soirée and SA’s natural-hair evolution

On Thursday night a group of grown women will get together at a swanky Melrose coffee shop to do each other’s hair. To many, it...

City of Cape Town to tackle apartheid spatial planning

After months of pressure from housing activists, the City of Cape Town has identified 10 sites that will be developed in and near the...

#RhodesSoWhite: Rhodes University students call out racism on campus

Students at Rhodes University have had it with Cecil John Rhodes and institutional racism at their university so, of course, they started a hashtag...

Rachel Dolezal isn’t transracial, she’s in blackface

When the Quest for a Non Racial South African Society Dialogue (QfNRSASD) poster was widely shared at the beginning of April, it wasn't because...

Arundhati Roy on writing, fighting and… anti-blackness?

On 1 July, ELLE India featured the extraordinary author Arundhati Roy as the cover woman of the magazine’s July issue, in which she was...

Eating out in Cape Town: a starter of racism, anyone?

Following a string of much-publicised racist incidents in public spaces around Cape Town last year, criticism of the city as a hub for racism...

Now there’s a crowdfunder to help the Shoprite 8

A crowdfunding initiative has been started for the eight women who were fired by Shoprite, allegedly for accepting tips. The women, most of whom are...
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