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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...

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...

“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,...

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,...

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...

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...

“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....

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...

Young Durbanites on Mandela: “If It Weren’t For Him, We Wouldn’t...

July 18 this year will mark the 100th birthday of South Africa’s late icon and former president Nelson Mandela. The Daily Vox spoke to...

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...

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...

DUT Strike: “We Do Want To Go Back To Work…”

On Tuesday, 27 February, the deputy minister for higher education and training  Buti Manamela met with the Durban University of Technology (DUT) management as...

When no other work can be found, they become hairdressers

They come from near and far to Durban, hoping to find work and provide for their families. When nothing can be found, they must...

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...

Fattis evictees: Fattis was not a hijacked building, we owned property...

Former residents of Fattis Mansion, a dilapidated block of flats in the Johannesburg CBD have told the Daily Vox that they are upset about...

#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...

#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...

Holiday jobs aren’t just to earn spending money

With university holidays fast approaching, many students are looking for holiday jobs to help ease the burden on their families, or even just to...

The Daily Vox’s four biggest stories of 2017: where are they...

2017 was quite the year in South Africa. We had major service delivery protests across the country, learners exposing the insidious racism in their...

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...
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