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Cape Town wildfires: Here’s how you can help

As wildfires in Cape Town continue, forcing evacuations in several areas, many of us are watching in horror, feeling helpless. There is...

‘SA Must Downgrade Turkish Embassy Over Kurdish Offensive’

Mahmoud Patel, a professor at the University of the Western Cape and executive member and chairperson at Kurdish Human Rights Action Group...

Help The Homeless Keep Warm This Winter

Winter is just a few days away, and we have all seen homeless people in our areas and neighbourhoods. According to the Human Sciences...

Why immigrants succeed in the spaza space – it’s complicated

In February, immigrant shopkeepers were violently targeted by South Africans who claimed they were stealing jobs and bringing down the economy. On Tuesday, the Institute...

“There is something sick in the area”

Mpho Tshele is a 61-year-old grandmother living in Snake Park, in the heart of Soweto. She looks after her 11-old-grandson, Koketso, who suffers from...

Joburg’s New Gold: Women In The Inner-City

The discovery of gold in 1886 saw Johannesburg as a city laced with promise. While this precious resource has been mined away,...

“Yahamba Mfethu?” No More In Durban As Conductors Are Dismissed

The conductors in the taxi ranks in the Durban CBD taxis are popular for their energetic calls to passengers, especially the phrase "Yahamba Mfethu",...

Learners And Teachers Should Start Valuing Life Orientation Before It Can...

Umalusi has called for Life Orientation to be recognised and included in the points system required for university entry. This came after...

Young People On Mandela: He Could Have Done More For Us

The African National Congress (ANC) launched its Nelson Mandela Centenary celebrations on Sunday, 11 February. The purpose of this celebration is to commemorate the...

“Matric is the time to have fun and to push to...

School exams are finally over and matriculants are celebrating the festive season craze. The Daily Vox spoke to school-leavers to find out what their...

Student Leaders On How Robert Sobukwe Influenced Fees Must Fall

The 27th of February marks 40 years since the death of Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) founder Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe. He was originally...

Unpacking the South African food basket

With the rand fluctuations and two rating agencies downgrading South Africa’s economy to junk status, commodities like petrol have risen greatly. With petrol set...

Univen Students Shutdown Campus Over NSFAS Problems

The shutdown at the University of Venda (Univen) continues even as the university announces academic activities will resume August 13. For the past week...

EThekwini Municipality to Launch a New City Library Facility in Galleria...

EThekwini Municipality, through a private-public partnership with Galleria Mall in Amanzimtoti, south of Durban, is set to open a new city library soon. Located...

Celeste Khumalo talks acting, studying, girl power – and yellowbones

Celeste Khumalo was the last Miss SA Teen when the pageant ended in 2011. The 24-year-old model, actress, and businesswoman stars as Linda in...

Young People Remember Struggle Icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The world was saddened to learn of the passing of struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Monday, 2 April 2018. Following the announcement,...

People’s Hearing To Look At Human Impact Of State Capture

For months now, the state capture commission has been taking place headed by deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo. The commission have been...

KZN Campuses Quiet Since Historic Debt ‘’Write Off’ Announcement

In spite of promising to continue protesting, for the past two weeks it's been quiet on campuses. Student leadership in universities in...

India Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status

The revoking of Article 370 in Kashmir is causing massive outrage around the world. Jammu and Kashmir is a disputed area bordering...

#HireAGraduate Protests Seek to Raise Awareness about Graduate Unemployment

Flashmobs are usually fun. But this one was slightly more serious than a bunch of kids suddenly bursting into song and dance in a...
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