White people have benefited most from the dawn of freedom and democracy in South Africa. Nonetheless, at public events such as Freedom Day and the inauguration of the president, white people are largely absent. What makes white South Africans want to skip these events, and do they have a moral duty to attend?
Remember the shocking South African mob justice video that went viral last week? According to Times Live (SA), we have recent learnt that the SAPA police are investigating the matter and so far arrests have been made. Incase you missed […]
As expected on 7 May, the ANC – as the only viable party to run the country – was handed another five years in government by the electorate. But its grip on the public imagination has slipped. The question now: will President Zuma see out his second term?
With only a few days to go before Election Day in South Africa, political parties are as active on social media platforms as they are on the streets. How big a role will social media play in these elections, and is this the future of political campaigning?
Recently a young South African man lost his penis. The member in question was lost during an initiation ritual and when he attempted to ask the elders what to do about it (raising the matter in a public forum) he allegedly received a beating.
The main political parties remain stuck in the old apartheid paradigm while the people are trying to move on. Now a campaign to spoil ballots in the upcoming general elections is raising questions about South Africa’s political classes.
Music as a form of political and social protest was common in South Africa throughout the apartheid years, but as we mark our 20th Anniversary of Freedom and Democracy, pop music seems preoccupied by everything but politics. Conventional success too distracting?
South Africa’s main political opposition party the DA has accused President Jacob Zuma of insulting former president Nelson Mandela’s views on human rights through his failure to condemn Uganda’s anti-gay laws