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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...

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...

The ANC Youth League Is Dead. Can It Ever Revive?

Recent events at Luthuli House, the headquarters of the African National Congress (ANC), have highlighted that the ANC Youth League remains completely...

Top of the Vox: Cape Town’s superhero firefighters

“South Africans always ask us: ‘What are you doing here in our country? This country has too many of you people – why don’t...

Top of the Vox: EFF wins #Sona2015

“#Bringbackthesignal!” Before the EFF could get started with its much-anticipated disruption of the State of the Nation Address (Sona), Parliament – or the Executive, or even...

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: SA responds to xenophobia

“Of course killing people is wrong; that is not the way to do it – but we still want them out of the country. When...

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...

Zindzi Mandela, And The Limits On Black Pain

Far from scrambling to silence the ambassador’s comments on land, the government should be wondering why it is allowing itself to be...

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...

Attacks On EFF Are Attempts To Shrink Radical Politics In South...

Subscribe to our newsletter. Recent attempts in the media to question the legitimacy of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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...

Stung DA Right Wing Lashes Out At The People

Subscribe to Sipho’s Weekly Political Newsletter. The dust is settling on the 2019 national elections, and the recriminations amongst the...

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...

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: #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...
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