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Politics Goes To Church

Subscribe to Sipho’s Weekly Political Newsletter. More political parties will contest the 2019 national elections than ever before - 48, to be exact. Amongst the crop...

Sipho’s Political Newsletter 26012019: The Holes In The Law Meant To...

Subscribe to Sipho's Weekly Political Newsletter. This week, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law the Political Party Funding Bill , which regulates how parties may...

Sipho’s Political Newsletter: The DA Needs The EFF To Win Gauteng

The Democratic Alliance has targeted winning the Gauteng and North West premierships as part of its 2019 elections strategy. That means either finding a...

Top of the Vox: Focus on xenophobia

“We are working here to live a good life, to get a nice house. Our dream is to go back to Ethiopia one day,...

Top of the Vox: #RhodesMustFall

  “It’s like living under apartheid because of this no children rule. This is the only hostel where kids are not allowed... No loving mother...

Top of the Vox: #RhodesWillFall – but what next?

“My mother has been in trauma since the last floods, although we have been consoling her all this time. But today I too felt...

Top of the Vox: Anger over electricity sparks protests

“The police are part of the problem; they don’t like us. You know, we Africans like South Africa. It’s a free country, the democracy...

Top of the Vox: SA’s xenophobic scourge

  “I was cooking my meal and then I heard people screaming outside, so I opened my door to look what was happening. I saw...

Top of the Vox: the inspiration edition

“My school didn’t have a maths or physics teacher ... So I decided to learn maths and physics by myself and then teach my classmates. For...

Top of the Vox: Zuma still dodging the R246m question

“What the president is saying is: get pregnant, we will raise your child for you, there won’t be any consequences, and we will give...

Top of the Vox: Africa Day in a time of xenophobia

“The UN told me that either I will be deported to another country, or my application will be successful and I would be granted asylum. The...

Top of the Vox: #RhodesMustFall, bumper edition

“The statue is part of our history and if it means we are honouring colonisers, then so be it. If it made people racist...

Top of the Vox: Lesotho crisis 101

“After this, I don’t want anything to do with alcohol. I won’t go back to Osi’s Place... Tavern owners only want money – they...

Top of the Vox: fans cheer on #ProteaFire ahead of cricket...

  “With AB De Villiers leading us, a victory cannot be too far off. I cannot wait to welcome them back at OR Tambo and...

Top of the Vox: Refugees in the cross-hairs of corruption

“One of the things that has been missing in South African film has been strong, independent role models – women who think for themselves...

Top of the Vox: The first-year ‘meat market’ at universities

“To me, and many of my friends, first-year girls are fresh meat. I know that she will be a flame; many other guys want...

Top of the Vox: Chatsworth Camp closes, kind of

“The government is taking a gamble with foreign lives as it cannot totally guarantee our safety in the community... I am still scared of the...

Top of the Vox: Say hello to Open Stellenbosch

“I support the Open Stellenbosch movement because it’s for the equality of all students. Here at Stellenbosch we are treated as though we are...

Top of the Vox: Everything you need to know about the...

“I feel like I am a sub-human being. My own country doesn’t want me, the South African community does not want me and this...

Top of the Vox: ‪#‬RhodesHasFallen!

“The most sickening element of this violence is the ignorance shown by the xenophobes. Not all of us come to South Africa because we...
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