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‘SA Must Downgrade Turkish Embassy Over Kurdish Offensive’

Mahmoud Patel, a professor at the University of the Western Cape and executive member and chairperson at Kurdish Human Rights Action Group...

What Mandela Day Means To Born-Frees

July 18 is Nelson Mandela International Day, where South Africans and all people come together to celebrate the life of the first...

The Best Of The Best: Former Daily Vox Journalists On Their...

At The Daily Vox, young people set the news agenda. Since its inception in 2014, The Daily Vox has been about young...

#TDVTurns5: “I Want TDV To Never Forget What We Stand For”

PART ONE  The Daily Vox (TDV) started its journey as South Africa Votes 2014. Co-founders Azad Essa and Khadija...

#TDVTurns5: Former Daily Vox Writers Remember The Early Days

PART TWO The Daily Vox (TDV) started its journey as South Africa Votes 2014. Co-founders Azad Essa and Khadija...

The Amandla.mobi Campaigner Fellowship: Creating Ecosystems For Change

For the past two years, community advocacy organisation Amandla.mobi has plucked a handful of community organisers from hundreds of applicants to complete...

“Bisexuals Just Want To Exist And Be Accepted”

Bisexuality: “the potential to be attracted — romantically and/or sexually — to people of more than one sex and/or gender.” (This definition...

Is Our Democracy Losing Legitimacy?

SPONSORED COMMENT The commemoration of Youth Day in 2019 comes at an important time for young people of South...

How We Should Be Commemorating Icon Winnie

Following the passing of South Africa's struggle icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela earlier this week, many people have been paying tribute and commending her...

Heavy rains in Durban are a curse for shack dwellers

While Durban has imposed water restrictions to cope with the nationwide drought, the rain that has fallen doesn't always bring prosperity for some of...

Eddie Ndopu plans to be the first queer, black activist with...

Eddie Ndopu, Africa's own rockstar activist is off to Oxford University on 14 September to do his Masters in Public Policy. He spoke...

For Colored Girls explores what it means to be a black...

Ntozake Shange’s music-drama, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, is a work of poetry, music and improvisational dance...

These Soweto mothers and grandmothers have been fighting for housing for...

Way back in 1994, the ruling party acknowledged that providing housing to its citizens would be one of the biggest challenges it faces post-apartheid....

To vote or not to vote: a fallist’s dilemma

While political parties do all they can to entice the youth vote, some young members of decolonial movements at universities (or "fallists" as they've...

Young people are at #AIDS2016 to learn, and to teach

While celebrities, diplomats, scientists and activists hobnob around the Durban ICC during the International AIDS Conference this week, many young people are excited to...

Volunteers from around the world hope to take home lessons from...

Thousands of delegates have descended on Durban for the 21st International AIDS Conference, held at the Durban International Convention Centre. The Daily Vox spoke...

The Butterfly Project is helping teens envision an Aids-free generation by...

In the build-up to the International Aids Conference 2016, 600 youngsters are participating in the Butterfly Project run by the Denis Hurley Centre in...

In the east of Jo’burg people want to know what’s the...

Ward 66, in the east of Jo'burg, comprising Bellevue East, Bezuidenhout (Bez) Valley, Bertrams, Kensington, Troyeville and Observatory is a diverse ward, with an...

Will rolling out free WiFi into eThekwini’s townships benefit everyone?

Last month, eThekwini mayor James Nxumalo delivered his budget speech and announced that free WiFi will be launched in different parts of the municipality...

What’s behind the upsurge in political killings in Kwazulu Natal?

Political killings have claimed more than 50 lives since 2011, and the number continues to rise as municipal elections are looming and infighting over...
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