Violence

Rape is NOT the ‘new normal’

We’re midway through “Women’s Month” and things are pretty much the same as ever. Rape is a daily occurrence. Women are being murdered every...

SA Students: “Grant FMF Activists Blanket Amnesty”

It's been almost a year since then-president Jacob Zuma announced free tertiary education, legitimising the call of South African students. However, a number of...

Trial Date Set For Zolile Khumalo Murder Accused

A trial date has been set in the murder case of Zolile Khumalo. The trial will be heard from 8 to 12 October in...

Ahmed Timol inquest reveals torture and murder cover-ups by apartheid police

The second sitting of the inquest into apartheid activist Ahmed Timol’s death began at the Pretoria high court on Monday. Witnesses have begun testifying...

University of Pretoria issues tender calling for private security on campus

The University of Pretoria (UP) is advertising a tender calling for the provision of “ad hoc crowd control services” on all campuses of the...

Can We All Agree That 2017 Was The Year J.K. Rowling...

Harry Potter has been one of my favourite books for as long as I can remember. It introduced me to the world of magic...

Shooting At TUT: “We Went Back to 1976”

UPDATE** The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested two police officers in connection with the death of Katlego Monareng, the slain Tshwane University...

Nelson Mandela and Women

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is etched into history as an icon and is lauded all over the world for his work in the struggle against...

Uber driver: ‘You can never know if you are going to...

There have been regular attacks on Uber drivers around malls, clubs and Gautrain stations since the company launched in South Africa in 2013. The...

Manana’s trash behaviour is homophobia and patriarchy made manifest

The deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana came under harsh criticism on Monday after allegedly assaulting a woman at a club. While he...

In case you ever doubted it, here’s why the ANC hates...

After the political fiasco of Monday’s African National Congress top six elections in which Cyril Ramaphosa was voted in as party president (and, let’s...

Rantso Mokopane On How The NWU Attack Happened

Twenty-two-year-old Thabang Mosiako, a South African athletics champion who was due to fly to Algeria for the CAA African Cross Country Championships in March...

DUT’s Messy Student Politics And Election Affairs

With the commencement of Student Representative Council elections at the Durban University of Technology (DUT), came tensions following complains from different student bodies that...

Maytha Alhassen And Natalia Molebatsi On Afro-Palestinian Solidarity

"We have to speak about our solidarity with the people of Palestine. It is urgent and it is important," South African poet...

It’s time to hold the state accountable for violence against women

With the exception of couple of men, about 50 women gathered at the Hlanganisa Institute for Development in Southern Africa (HiDSA) in Parktown on...

The Fight Against Gun Violence In Atlantis, My Community

COMMENT When I think of the word “home” I think of safety, but I come from Atlantis, on the...

The next time you see a violent confrontation, don’t look away

Dear bystander, We live in a society that is problematic AF. We see people being harassed on a daily basis. But sometimes we witness an...

Violent military crackdowns in Anglophone Cameroon are creating a refugee crisis

On Monday, Paul Biya, the president of the Republic of Cameroon celebrated 35 years in power. But the people of the English-speaking regions of...

The Role Of Families In Preventing Violence In Schools

On the 17th of September 2018, the minister of basic education, Angie Motshekga, called on law enforcement agencies to help quell the recent spate...

Yemen: “We Can’t Save Their Lives”

The MSF hospital in Abs is currently receiving war wounded every day. Between August and September we treated 362 injured people, more than 40...
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