The Agenda

Mpho Phalatse Apologises For ‘Friends Of Israel’ Comment

UPDATE: Suspended member of the mayoral committee (MMC) for health and social development Dr Mpho Phalatse apologised for controversial comments she made earlier this...

Asylum Seekers At The Durban Refugee Reception Centre Tell Of Their...

Almost everyday, Moore Road is packed with hundreds of refugees of different nationalities who desperately stand in long queues and some sit...

Making An HIV-Free Future Possible For KZN Girls

In the rolling green hills of the uMgungundlovu district in KwaZulu-Natal lies Vulindlela, a rural community often seen as the epicentre of the HIV...

The Colonial History Of Tea

In most households around the world, tea is a staple part of people's diet. It is the first thing you drink when you wake...

A Guide To The 2018 Zimbabwe Elections

On 30 July 2018, Zimbabwe will be holding general elections to elect a new president as well as the parliament. This will be the...

Socio-Political Unrest In Anglophone Region of Cameroon

The colonisation of the Southern Cameroons, or the Federal Republic of Ambazonia, by La Republique du Cameroun, has been long and violent. PATRICK AGEJO...

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 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...
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