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It’s International Coffee Day! 5 Hot Facts About Coffee

October 1 marks International Coffee Day. It's the day where caffeine lovers around the world can proudly celebrate their love of the popular drink....

Bus Strike: Long Distance Commuters Bear The Consequences At Park Station

It is roughly about 30 minutes after six on a Monday evening at Park Station Johannesburg. Abeba*, a woman in her late twenties, waits...

Taxify Terror: “I am now living in fear because the driver...

Taxify SA has heavily criticised following several reports of misconduct by its drivers. Nomonde Siziba*, 22, from Cape Town is one of the women...

The ‘Save Water’ Mascot Is A Lot

The Department of Water and Sanitation along with five other organisations revealed the #SaveWater mascot called Splash on Thursday. This was part of the...

“The Last Words Of Rowan Du Preez” Explores Truth And Justice

It was 2012 in the Cape Flats in Mfuleni. Demanding better police services in Khayelitsha, community activists Angy Peter and Isaac Mbadu were raising...

What happens to international students during Fees Must Fall?

The #FeesMustFall protests taking place across universities for the past four weeks have put international students in a difficult position. The Daily Vox asked...

Dear black man, do better

Some men are quick to speak out against racism, but perpetuate sexism and rape culture at every turn. PONTSHO PILANE is sick of it. “Comrades,...

There’s a mixed reaction to the launch of the Black First...

Andile Mnxgitama launched his Black First Land First movement on May 14 in Orlando West, Soweto. Although Mngxitama placed great emphasis that the movement...

The Pavement Bookworm: true story of an avid reader and drug...

Philani Dladla’s memoir, The Pavement Bookworm, is one that challenges a reader to try and understand the meaning of homelessness and drug addiction. The...

Young people on why they marched against Zuma in Pretoria

Thousands of South Africans turned up in Pretoria to demonstrate against President Jacob Zuma on Friday, and students made up a large contingent of...

What do young Joburgers think of the state of their city?

Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba delivered his first State of The City Address on Wednesday, 3 May 2017. He highlighted five social issues that he...

Cape Town’s township residents dread Day Zero

The Cape Town water crisis is becoming worse by the day. More than 60% of residents in Cape Town are allegedly using more than...

Four African writers you should be reading right now

There probably has never been a better time for writers to contribute greatly to African literature than now. Authors cannot write everyone’s story to...

Protesters demand jobs in a march on new Ballito mall

The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) was joined by hundreds of protesters on Thursday in a march ending at the new Ballito Junction Regional Mall...

‘The Enforcers’ Digs Deep Into Cape Town’s Criminal Underworld

Here is the Cape Town underworld laid bare, explored through the characters who control the “protection” industry – the bouncers and security...

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...

“We are left with nothing” – Isipingo shackdwellers pick up the...

On Tuesday, a fierce storm hit the city of Durban, leaving a trail of devastation across the city and surrounding areas. Authorities say the...

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...

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...

“I Did Not Expect So Much Hate From My Fellow Africans”

Naomi Nseya is a nail beautician and a mother of three from Umbilo. Hailing from the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city, Kinshasa, the...
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