The Agenda

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...

Solidarity For Workers Unionised By The Willbes Haitian S.A.

The historical legacy of Haitian rebellion in the political imagination of revolutionaries in Africa, the diaspora, and across the world cuts to core of...

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...

On Graduate Unemployment: “We Were Promised That Education Would Free Us...

Thousands of recent graduates in South Africa are stuck in the rut of unemployment despite the thousands they pumped into their educations. They are...

The SA Black Community Must Stand With Palestine

Concerned black marchers have called on the black community to support protests against Apartheid Israel in support of Palestine. This comes after the 14...

The NYDA Needs To Drive Youth Proactiveness

South Africa's youth faces many social challenges, which many feel are not being adequately addressed. From unemployment, poverty and inequality, disengaging in the labour...

The Denis Hurley Centre’s Mandela Centenary Initiative To Uplift Lives

Various non-governmental organisations including schools gathered at the Denis Hurley Centre in Durban on Wednesday in celebration of the late Nelson Mandela's centenary through...

SANDF Attempt To Use Police To Evict Marievale Residents

On 9 May, the Pretoria High Court ruled that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) would need to vacate the former army base...

Local Psychology College’s Curriculum Perpetuates Transphobia

Most of us are aware of the fact that homosexuality was thought of as immoral and even categorised as a mental illness until some...

Here’s Why The Saudi Government Is Cracking Down On Activists

On May 15, the Saudi Arabian government arrested a large number of women's right activists, featuring many of the prominent activists who had advocated...

Womxn are not safe, even in activist spaces

Recent revelations of alleged sexual misconduct at civil organisation Equal Education (EE) by three senior male staff members remind us that organisations and movements...

The Bo-Kaap Community Is Fighting For Its Life Against Developers And...

For the past week, the Cape Town community of Bo-Kaap has been protesting against plans by the City and private developers to gentrify the...

On The Symbolism Of Being The First Black SA Woman To...

Meet Dr Mpho Tshivhase, the first black South African woman to be awarded a PhD in philosophy. As a young, black woman in a...

Decolonising Education, Globalisation, And Forms Of Citizenship

The decolonisation debate that has captured the lecture halls at some of our universities raises once again some fundamental questions about how we interpret...

Zackie Achmat Doesn’t Get Reverse Onus

On The Eusebius McKaiser Show on Wednesday, we finally got to hear the voice behind the man accused of protecting accused sexual predator and...

Cato Manor Community Protests As Red Ants Destroy Shacks

The never ending battle between the eThekwini Municipality and shack dwellers in various informal settlements continues. The latest one comes after the Anti-Land Invasion...

#JusticeForNoura: CSVR Condemns Death Sentence For Abuse Victim

"We reject the verdict given to Noura Hussein for the reason that in our view Noura should not be treated as a criminal but...

#EECoverUp: Zackie Achmat Is Taking M&G To Press Ombudsman

Prominent activist Zackie Achmat said on Wednesday that he will be filing a complaint against the Mail & Guardian with the press ombudsman for...

UniLim Students Fight For Workers’ Rights

University of Limpopo (UniLim) students will be receiving their NSFAS payouts tomorrow, according to SRC secretary general, Mathoko Thato. However, no agreement has been...

Believing Survivors Of Sexual Violence

When someone comes forward with an allegation of sexual assault, harassment, or rape, we as a society need to believe them from the outset....
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