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‘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...

The Feminist Stokvel’s Hair Soirée and SA’s natural-hair evolution

On Thursday night a group of grown women will get together at a swanky Melrose coffee shop to do each other’s hair. To many, it...

‘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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 was like an encounter with death when you imagine yourself...

The 7.7 magnitude earthquake that shook the parts of South Asia on Monday afternoon, killing more than 300 people, was strongly felt in Indian-administered...

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...

World Cup Brings Recognition of San And Khoi Languages To The...

Football is bringing awareness to the existence and plight of Khoi and San communities in South Africa. At the beginning of the month, SABC...

The Ten Commandments Of Catching A Taxi

Commuting using public transport can be a mission and exhausting. However, in cities like Johannesburg, commuting using a minibus taxi can be far worse...

The “most advanced vaccine trial to date” launches in South Africa,...

On Wednesday, a day before World Aids Day, a highly anticipated HIV vaccine trial called HVTN 702 launched in South Africa. The new vaccine...

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...

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...

#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...

This ex-convict needs help to keep vulnerable young people out of...

Bennett Mahlangu is a 41-year-old ex-convict from Vlakfontein, in the south of Johannesburg. Mahlangu was arrested when he was 18 for murder and housebreaking...

#SowetoAttacks: “No one helps us. No one cares about us”

Somali shopkeepers, ousted from their homes and businesses in Soweto during a looting spree last week, have sought refuge in the Johannesburg suburb of...
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