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“It’s our country, it’s our libraries”: Abantu Book Festival asserts its...

The drive to Abantu Book Festival was a long one. It took 45 minutes and a R275 Taxify ride to get there. But the...

The “Pavement Bookworm” on how reading saved him from drugs

On Wednesday, the city of eThekwini's parks, recreation and culture department hosted the One City, One Book campaign to promote a culture of reading...

Living With Obesity: “There’s An Unhealthy Relationship With Food”

Obesity is an epidemic that currently affects one third of South African men and two thirds of South African women. It poses a huge...

Ten things privileged kids will never understand

With recent dialogues circulating social spaces dealing with issues of privilege, Twitter users did not hold back in getting in on the...

Redi Tlhabi tears into Mabine Seabe over Maimane trip to Israel

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane's current trip to Israel has raised quite a stir. And for good reason. Looking for some answers, Redi...

What repealing ‘Obamacare’ will mean for Americans, and us

The US healthcare plan, dubbed 'Obamacare', marks Barack Obama's career as one of the most decisive and controversial moves he has made in his...

If you think you may be part of #NotAllMen, read this

During a new year's eve celebration in Bangalore, India, police reported evidence of widespread sexual assault having taken place, with many women saying they...

A beginner’s guide to anime for the holiday binge-watch

So it’s finally the holidays and not all of us are heading down to the beaches or getting our passports stamped. But you still...

How accessible are our universities for students with disabilities?

When we talk about university transformation, race, gender and sexuality usually take centre stage of the discourse. The accessibility of the university environment for...

Antonio Guterres, the new UN Secretary General has a tough job...

The current Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Ban-Ki Moon is set to step down at the end of this year to make...

“There’s nothing empowering about teaching us how not to get raped”

Trigger warning: This article contains references to rape and child abuseAccording to the United Nations, one in three women experiences physical and sexual violence...

“Men are trash” – everyday experiences of toxic masculinity

Acts of gender-based violence do not arise out of thin air. The violence is a consequence of a society that accepts and normalises everyday...

What you didn’t know about the #StateCaptureReport and were too afraid...

Thuli Madonsela's 355-page State Capture Report finally went public on Wednesday afternoon, about two weeks after Madonsela's term as Public Protector ended. Earlier on...

Students At UCKAR Are Calling On The Police To Answer For...

Since the start of the Fees Must Fall protests in September, there have been a number of incidents of alleged police brutality at universities...

This is what you need to know about SA’s withdrawal from...

Many were shocked by the news that South Africa is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), but what exactly does it mean? The...

Voices from Marikana: Why the trauma of August 16, 2012 cannot...

Voices from Marikana is an exhibition being held at the Worker's Museum in Newtown in collaboration with Amnesty International that presents photographs taken by...

What you need to know about the current crisis in Kashmir

The situation in Indian-administered Kashmir has worsened in recent weeks. Eighty-two people have people killed in clashes with Indian security forces, while thousands of...

After the 1956 Women’s March, our women still bear the brunt...

South Africa's miraculous peaceful transition from apartheid to democracy saw the enacting of one of the most progressive constitutions in the world which guarantees...

All you need to know about the Gordhan-SARS-Hawks drama

We fried our brains working out WTF is going on between Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks, and answered the questions South Africans have been...

Being a woman in science has become easier, but you still...

Professor AMEENA GOGA, chief specialist scientist at the South African Medical Research Council and pediatrician by training, spoke to The Daily Vox about the...
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