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Book Fayre: How Meeting Authors Inspires Children To Read

Literacy levels in South Africa have long been a cause for concern. Many children in South Africa cannot read with understanding in...

In Photos: South Africa Joins Global Strike For Women

CIVICUS, Human Rights Institute of South Africa (HURISA), Tosunga Baninga, Social Justice, and other members of civil society and activist communities gathered...

We Stan Africa’s Top Woman Coach

Last week Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis retained her title as the top woman coach on the African continent. This isn’t her...

Goodbye, 2019 – You Have Been Memorable

Let us count the ways this year has been wonderful.  Compiled by Fatima Moosa The Springboks...

Girlpower, Magic, And West-African Culture – All Reasons To Read The...

Do yourself a favour and get stuck into Nigerian-American author Tomi Adeyemi’s The Legacy of Orïsha series.  The trilogy...

Poem For Alexandra

By PRYZ da poet Where do I begin to describe Alexandra,  A place where lots of...

Tariro Ndoro’s Poems Speak About Unbelonging

Tariro Ndoro’s debut poetry collection tackles issues of identity and xenophobia. She turned her creative writing master's degree thesis into a book. The...

Fixing The Broken Food System

Zayaan Khan wants to mend the “broken food system”.  Growing up in Woodstock and District Six, Khan says she...

Sewing Co-op In Tembisa Is Growing Jobs

Gathering women from her community, Joyce Phala started a sewing cooperative in Tembisa almost eight years ago. She wanted to help the...

Jack And The Beanstalk Returns To The Joburg Theatre

Backstage and on stage is a hive of activity. There is less than a week left before the opening of the Jack...

“The Deathless Girls” Tells The Story Of Dracula’s Brides

Throughout history, women’s stories had been untold and mistold. Women’s contributions have been left out completely or they have been misrepresented. This...

Tackling Menstruation Stigma Through Education

For many menstruators around the world, getting ones period for the first time or every time after that is a frightening experience....

Kahindo Mateene: “The African Fashion Industry Needs More Investment”

Bright reds, purples, yellows, and greens characterise designer Kahindo Mateene’s collection launched at the African International Fashion (AFI). AFI is a platform...

Being Lesbian In Nigeria: ‘Under The Rainbow’ Doccie Tells The Human...

Queer Nigerians exist and are as complex and human as everybody else. This is the message behind Pamela Adie’s documentary ‘Under The...

7 African Writers To Add To Your Reading List

It’s always a good time to read, especially if it’s a great book by authors from the African continent. Whether they are...

Five Things From Our Interview With Jamaican Author Nicole Dennis-Benn

“What do we lose when we choose ourselves, especially as women?” asks Jamaican author Nicole Dennis-Benn. The Daily Vox spoke with Dennis-Benn...

Rana Ayyub On Fascism In India

Around 2010 journalist and writer Rana Ayyub went undercover in Gujarat, India. Posing as an American film student armed with eight cameras,...

Sarah Ladipo Manyika On Her Best-Selling Novel In Dependence

Researching for my interview with Sarah Ladipo Manyika, I came across a Facebook post where she expressed her joy at being in...

Talking Islamic Social Justice With ‘Lady Imam’ Amina Wadud

In the conversation on the intersection between Islam and gender, there is no name quite as well-known as Professor Amina Wadud. Both...

Ming-Cheau Lin Makes Sense Of A Confused Identity In ‘Yellow And...

Yellow And Confused is the latest release from cookbook author, blogger and storyteller Ming-Cheau Lin. It is a deeply personal and in-depth...
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