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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: 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...

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...

South African Universities And The COVID-19 Lockdown

Happy Wednesday Daily Vox readers! The Wednesday edition of the Top of the Vox is here to give you...

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: 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 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: 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

  “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: 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: 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: 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: 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...

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...

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...

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: Surviving on a state pension

“The groceries I manage to buy with pension money do not last us to the end of the month. We then survive on the...

Who Is Really To Blame For SA’s Jobs Crisis?

Subscribe to our newsletter. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent admission that South Africa is facing punishing job losses is in direct...

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...

Sipho’s Political Newsletter: Missing From SONA, SA’s Green New Deal

Subscribe to Sipho's Weekly Political Newsletter. Two very telling events occurred this week: in the State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that...
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