The Arts

Rosie Motene On Her Book “Reclaiming The Soil”

A black girl's struggle to find her African self is the tagline of Rosie Motene's autobiography. In her book, the presenter, actor and businesswoman...

Uzalo Hit By New Fake Auditions Scam

SABC1's most loved show Uzalo will embark on an educational drive aimed at raising awareness around legitimate processes of the acting industry,...

Tjo!StoryFest: a space to celebrate the stories of our communities

South Africa’s communities have a rich archive of stories, and the inaugural Tjo!StoryFest celebrated the importance of storytelling. Professor Vasu Reddy, dean of the...

Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh talks decolonisation, democracy and delusion

Activist, rapper and author Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh spoke to The Daily Vox about his newly released project Democracy and Delusion. The project is two-part: a...

Guerrilla art in Braam drives conversation on women’s safety

The Daily Vox spoke to Her Shadow, the self-taught animator and guerrilla performance artist who disrupted the streets of Braamfontein last week. The performance...

The Real Problem With Sexual Assault Scenes In 13 Reasons Why

Controversy has surrounded the popular American teen drama series 13 Reasons Why since the release of season one in March of 2017....

The value of women’s labour: Being a writer, woman and mother...

The third day of Time of the Writer was an explosion of literary magic as libraries and schools across Durban featured talented writers discussing...

8 Summer Books To Chase Away The Winter Blues

Winter time in South Africa is when the days are cold and the nights are long. This time of the year can...

The Daily Show’s newest writer: who is David Kibuuka?

On Thursday, Comedy Central announced that local comedian David Kibuuka will be joining The Daily Show as a staff writer. The 34-year-old comedian will...

The Madness Of Musical Genius In Illumination

Nthikeng Mohlele is a highly skilled writer. He constructs and deconstructs words, and sentences in a way that leaves that reader begging...

In Conversation With Fatimah Asghar

Muslim, American, Pakistani-Kashmiri, poet, writer - in her debut poetry collection, Fatimah Asghar reflects on navigating those identities through questions of race, history, sexuality,...

Ten poems by black women the world needs to read right...

The world is a scary and uncertain space right now, fraught with fragility, and sometimes it's just too much to cope with. We get...

SA’s Indian Muslims need to check themselves before going after Joey...

Comedian Joey Rasdien was dragged by Muslims on social media this weekend after making a controversial comment during a comedy set at the Ilm...

In Reclaiming The Soil, Rosie Motene Finds Her Roots

Reading Rosie Motene's biography, Reclaiming The Soil: A black girl's struggle to find her African self feels like catching up with a friend you...

“Sandcastle crafting saved me from drugs and criminal activities”

Mfanafuthi Gumede, a 26-year-old sandcastle artist from Inanda, North Durban found himself wandering the streets of the city after dropping out of...

Master Storytelling From Lesley Nneka Arimah

Love, death, magic, reality, immigration and the diaspora, Lesley Nneka Arimah's book What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky has it...

Why we all deserve to see the new Winnie documentary

There is arguably nobody in South Africa politics that has been more demonised in the media than Mam’ Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, commonly juxtaposed to her...

Patrice Motsepe, You Should Have Brought Beyonce To SA

Billionaire businessman Patrice Motsepe paid to bring the Spanish soccer team FC Barcelona to Johannesburg this week, to take on Sundowns in a friendly...

Zayn is highlighting his Desi roots and we’re loving it

Zayn Malik has always been our fav brown boy in a band. But he broke Directioners' hearts in March 2015 when he announced that...

Meena Kandasamy’s novel is literary salvation for women abuse survivors

Meena Kandasamy’s latest novel When I Hit You is a wrenching story that straddles the line between fiction and nonfiction. Two reporters, Mishka Wazar...
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