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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...

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...

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,...

What has democracy done for you?

Today marks the 23rd anniversary of South Africa’s first free and fair elections. The Daily Vox asked a few citizens what freedom means to...

“Zuma Is Like Jesus To Us”

Thousands marched to the Durban High Court on Friday, 6 April in support of the former president Jacob Zuma. At the court,...

“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",...

“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...

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...

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...

Nigeria’s World Cup Kit Is Fire!

On Wednesday night, Nike unveiled the 2018 World Cup kits for the England and Nigerian team, joining the nineteen out of the 32 teams...

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,...

We’re Giving Away ‘Five Fingers for Marseilles’ Movie Tickets, In Partnership...

Five Fingers for Marseilles is an original South African Western, and has been described as a work of art. The film releases on April...

“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...

Know Your Rights: Sexual Harassment in SA

EXPLAINER Those accused of sexual harassment often deny that the behaviour they’re accused of is sexual harassment. But sexual...

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...

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...

We asked academics to weigh in on the #FeesMustFall debate

Speaking to the media on Thursday, Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, said he didn’t feel as pressured by the current...

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...

8 Organisations Fighting Gender-Based Violence

Gender-based violence is a scourge facing South African women. A 2016 Stats SA and South African Medical Research Council survey shows that...

NORBA: Government To blame For Local Xenophobic Tensions

The Northern Businesses Associations (NORBA) has blamed the ongoing tensions between local and foreign nationals shopkeepers on the government. This, following a meeting was...
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