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Patriarchy Erases Mam’ Winnie’s Contribution To The Struggle

The late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela had a range of identities that do not fit neatly into the conventional understanding of "Mother of the Nation" as...

Ayanda Mabulu and the politics of rape and sexual violence

If you thought you were done hearing about controversial artist Ayanda Mabulu for the year, you were wrong. Mabulu’s work is being dually exhibited...

070707: Ten years on and the struggle against homophobic hate crimes continues

On July 7 2007 two lesbian *womxn - Sizakele Sigasa and Salome Masooa were murdered in Meadowlands, Soweto. This was not the first hate...

Hope in hopelessness: Reflecting on injustices in Palestine, Cambodia and South Africa

ActionAid International’s Pooven Moodley reflects on his recent trips to Palestine and Cambodia, and the challenges faced by communities there. He says we need...

South Africa mourns beloved ‘Uncle Kathy’

Ahmed Kathrada, affectionately known as Uncle Kathy, passed away in the early hours of Tuesday, 28 March 2017.  Kathrada, one of the Rivonia trialists,...

#WomensMarch: Is the message loud enough for Trump?

"First they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. And then they attack you and want to burn you. And then they build monuments to...

The final word on #TipGate and the bullied white waitress by Ntokozo Qwabe

The official statement.  Over the past three weeks, there has been a national and international uproar about what has now come to be known as...

#ThisFlag or #OurFlag? The digital fray for Zimbabwe’s soul

In the run-up to this year's Africa Day celebrations, two clashing social media movements are revealing  Zimbabweans' political loyalties. TENDAI MARIMA rounds up the...

Student protests continue to light up campuses across SA

There’s been a lot of activity in South African universities and colleges this week. MBALI PHALA sums up some of the activism going down...

Here’s everything you need to know about International Civil Society Week

This week some 900 activists and members of civil society from 100 countries will be meeting in Bogota, Colombia for World Civil Society Week...

Rhodes University has a rape problem. Why?

The release of the #RUReferenceList at Rhodes University has sparked protests against the handling of sexual violence complaints at the Grahamstown campus. The DAILY...

The unheard voices: LGBTQ+ people in student movements

The student-led protests that began in 2015 were organised and sustained largely by the actions, voices and bodies of womxn, queer and trans* people....

Editorial: This is how BDS-SA responded when we offered them the chance to reply...

It's f***** malicious to publish criticism of BDS-SA. Also, we must have a vendetta against Muhammad Desai - but likely not. If you're confused,...

“In those few hours, we felt like we could breathe”

With #ForBlackGirlsOnly Johannesburg just around the corner, racist and sexist assaults on the necessity of a safe space for black women abound. KABURA NGANGA...

Hashtag, power to the people

We've become accustomed to seeing hashtags everywhere - from adverts to protest placards. TSHEPO RAMONYALUOE ponders the ability of hashtags to change the course of...

The media sells black pain: a woman’s experience from #FeesMustFall

The media has been criticised for the way it portrayed students in the #FeesMustFall protests as “ungrateful hooligans” but few have criticised the manner...

In the shadow of #FeesMustFall, xenophobic violence grips Grahamstown

While students at Rhodes University were fighting for their right to a free education, just down the road foreign shop owners were subjected to xenophobic...

Free State poets enchant Durban

The Free State has some of the finest writers in South Africa, but they have seldom been given any national acknowledgement or a platform to showcase...

Pretzels, pomegranates and figs: a Zionist conspiracy

The Daily Vox's executive editor AZAD ESSA responds to comments about his recent column concerning the Virgin Active/BDS-SA t-shirt saga. We’ve been inundated with questions,...

#BringBackOurGirls and five other Twitter campaigns that got people talking

Monday 14 April marked a year since the disappearance of the Chibok girls in Nairobi at the hands of Boko Haram – the kidnapping that...
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