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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...

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...

Top of the Vox by the Daily Vox

Curated by assistant editor Theresa Mallinson, Top of the Vox is a roundup of the best and biggest stories each week. The newsletter focuses...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: #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...

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: #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...

Voters Stayed Home: The Untold Story Of The 2019 Elections

Subscribe to Sipho’s Weekly Political Newsletter. The biggest story of the 2019 national and provincial elections is that a significant...

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...
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