Women who slay

In conversation with Muna el-Kurd, Palestinian activist and journalist

In May, the world’s attention turned to Palestine and in particular the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah. The apartheid Israeli government began evicting...

In Conversation with Busisiwe Nxumalo, ANC Candidate

For the upcoming local government elections, approximately 25% of the African National Congress (ANC) candidate list is comprised of young people. The...

Farming communities are the last priority for politicians

Ubuntu Rural Women and Youth movement is a non-profit organisation working in farming communities of the Western Cape. The organisation focuses on...

Futhi Ntshingila writes about human complexity in her new book

Futhi Ntshingila’s They Got To You is a brilliant story. The book, released in 2021, tells the story of human connectedness and...

Miss SA finds her magic in new book

Shudu finds her Magic is Miss South Africa 2021, Shudufhadzo Musida’s story. It is also a story for any young person struggling...

“Flow: The Book about Menstruation” should be mandatory reading

Flow: the book about menstruation is an informative and empowering book about menstruators. Written by Pontsho Pilane, Candice Chirwa and Karen Jeynes,...

“A Home on Vorster Street” is capturing history

An excuse not to return to practising law and a desire to capture her family’s history. That’s the reason why Razina Theba...

#WomensMonth recap featuring Dr Tana Joseph and Nomawonga Khumalo

During Women’s Month (August in South Africa), The Daily Vox hosted two Instagram Lives with inspiring women. The team was joined by...

“Touch: Sex, Sexuality and Sensuality” gives sexual experiences emotional backing

Touch: Sex, Sexuality and Sensuality  is an anthology of stories curated and edited by Tiffany Kagure Mugo and Kim Windvogel. The anthology...

Meet Avril Mafemba-Musemwa, founder of MwanaWevhu

MwanaWevhu means son of the soil in Shona. It is also the name of Avril Mafemba-Musemwa's fabric shop that sells African print...

Loss and food in “Crying in H Mart” and “Brown Baby”

Food and grief have a special relationship. In Michelle Zauner’s Crying in H Mart and Nikesh Shukla’s Brown Baby, the reader gets...

#BeTheDrivingForce with Funzani Mtembu and Sonia Phalatse

In commemoration of Women’s Month as part of #BeTheDrivingForce series, The Daily Vox and Youth Capital hosted a discussion on women and...

Gabisile is back! Baby Cele-Maloka returns to Uzalo

After a horrifying death, Baby Cele-Maloka’s character, Gabisile, concluded her final storyline on SABC 1’s Uzalo in February. But now almost six...

Who heals the healer?

“I’m okay. I’m hanging in there. You know how it is,” writes Dr. Anastacia Tomson as she navigates being a woman, a...

The K-Pop Files: Rocket Punch Drop Acoustic Version of ‘Ring Ring’

On July 15, Rocket Punch, the six-member K-pop girl group released an acoustic version of their latest song Ring Ring. The song...

“Busiswa: An Unbreakable Story” is a doccie about the rise of...

The documentary “Busiswa: An Unbreakable Story” narrated by Busiswa Gqulu is an inside look into the singer-songwriter and poet’s life. Gqulu takes...

A Home on Vorster Street: An Extract

In A Home on Vorster Street, Razina Theba witnesses the ebb and flow of a tight-knit neighbourhood trying to survive the forces...

7 poems commemorating the Women of the anti-apartheid struggle

On August 9 1956, thousands of women marched to the Union Buildings. They were marching against the apartheid pass laws. Led by...

Extract from Pumla Dineo Gqola’s Female Fear Factory

Female Fear Factory is the much­-anticipated follow up to the 2016 Sunday Times Alan Paton Award winner Rape: A South African Nightmare....

6 South African cookbooks to add to your kitchen

South Africa is a country with many diverse cuisines. There is something to satisfy all cravings from sweet to savoury to fusion...
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