Mhlangabezi Mdutyana is a University of Cape Town (UCT) PhD graduate-in-waiting. He’s the son of a domestic worker and a security guard and he grew up on the dusty roads of Polar Park in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape.
South Africa’s cannabis industry currently worth an estimated R28 billion has the potential to lift the economy from the brink of ruin – provided every effort is made to destigmatise the sector first.
Ahead of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (GBV), a new platform brings the public closer to the stories of women who migrate, detailing how they endure multiple forms of intersecting violence.
If you’re planning to learn an indigenous African language, then Vambo Academy is what you’ve been looking for. This student start-up makes language learning fun and interactive; at the click of a button users will be well on their way to achieving their language development goals.
Internationally acclaimed author and renowned feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie delivered the second UCT VC’s Open Lecture for the year.
Decolonised African education is urgent but has slipped off the agenda, participants heard at a recent symposium. The bigger question: What does it look like?
Africa’s youth are key to the success of the agreement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the world’s largest free trade area in terms of participating countries.
“Much has happened since [the founding of the AU], much remains finished, much is yet to be done. That is why we must focus on the youth. It is the youth of Africa on whose shoulders will lie the task of accomplishing this dream,” Tanzanian Ambassador Ombeni Sefue.
A press conference for Southern African media and stakeholders on 18 May has kickstarted the African lobby behind an independent report on racist police violence in the United States (US) by three major international legal bodies.