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#sexistSA: I am not obliged to be attracted to you

AAISHA DADI PATEL asked students at Wits University to share their experiences of everyday harassment and sexism. This is what she found.     Have you experienced...

DUT freshers: “I’m excited to finally get a chance to do...

After a long break for the festive holidays, higher learning institutions reopened for the 2018 academic year. The Daily Vox spoke a few freshers...

For many young South Africans, just looking for a job is...

Thabiso Dlamini (@Thabiso_Dlamini) is the founder of the Twitter discussion #JobSeekersWednesday. “We all know someone that is not employed and we know that unemployment...

“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,...

“What I noticed about the movie is that it focuses more...

After receiving heavy criticism from a number of people, the critically-acclaimed award winning film “Inxeba” (The Wound) finally hit the cinemas on Friday 02....

#BloodFriday: Coloured Community Say They Are Tired Of Suffering

It was the death of Heather Peterson, a 45-year-old woman from Westbury that sparked the widespread protests amongst the coloured communities in Gauteng. Peterson...

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...

Cape Town social housing residents protest evictions due to unaffordable rent

On Monday residents of Steen Villa, a social housing complex in Retreat, in the south of Cape Town, blockaded Military Road preventing cars from...

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...

Should artists conform to South Africans’ sensibilities?

Ayanda Mabulu has caused shock with his latest painting, which depicts President Jacob Zuma engaged in a sexual act with Nelson Mandela. Mabulu called...

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....

#TaxiRape is a reminder that women’s bodies are under constant attack

Even during the week of Human Rights Day, South Africans weren't free of human rights violations. The #TaxiRape story - of a white Quantum...

Xenophobic Attacks Return In Durban

AS TOLD TO During the March/April xenophobic attacks in Durban, a group of Congolese men in Philani, uMlazi Y...

“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...

Communities Join Hands To Assist KZN Floods Victims

Calls for aid relief for Durban Floods has been made, this after hundreds of people were left displaced by devastating torrential rains...

Pretoria Shutdown As Women And GNC People March Against GBV

On Wednesday, thousands of women and gender-nonconforming people took to the streets around Southern Africa. They were marching against the scourge of gender-based violence...

Uber driver: ‘You can never know if you are going to...

There have been regular attacks on Uber drivers around malls, clubs and Gautrain stations since the company launched in South Africa in 2013. The...

#ThePresidentsKeepers: “If this the best way to let people know the...

Jacques Pauw's hard-hitting book, The President's Keepers, which makes claims about President Jacob Zuma being involved in corruption, is the centre of a court...

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...

#FeesMustFall at UCT: “It’s about time the students spoke”

Classes at the University of Cape Town (UCT) were suspended on Monday as students blockade roads leading into campus. Students are demanding an emergency meeting...
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