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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: ‪#‬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: 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: #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...

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: #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...

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...

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...

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)...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: #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...
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