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Shaazia Ebrahim

Shaazia Ebrahim

Shaazia Ebrahim is a writer for Daily Vox and she's into social justice and philosophy. When she isn’t reading, she enjoys yoga, tea and dismantling stereotypes about women who wear lipstick.
    Cops drop charges against #TheTotalShutDown GP
    Cops drop charges against #TheTotalShutDown GP
    In a media statement issued by the office of the National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, on Monday afternoon, National Commissioner spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said the docket against the Total Shutdown organisers has been closed. “At no stage was the SAPS...
    What I learned about freedom at the Oslo Freedom Forum
    What I learned about freedom at the Oslo Freedom Forum
    The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is a platform for struggles that have been opaqued and ignored, a gathering for disruption in the name of freedom,...
    Tshepo 1 million: transforming the lives of the youth
    Tshepo 1 million: transforming the lives of the youth
    Thobile Mabena (27) was unemployed for seven years after matriculating in 2008, but she remained positive and continued looking for employment...
    Is Capitec Another Steinhoff? Not Quite.
    Is Capitec Another Steinhoff? Not Quite.
    The South African market was shaken on Tuesday when Viceroy Research released a damning report that claimed that Capitec bank “is a wolf in a sheep’s...
    ANC presidential hopefuls have used Khwezi as a political gimmick to curry favour
    ANC presidential hopefuls have used Khwezi as a political gimmick to curry favour
    It’s a sad day in South African politics when African National Congress presidential hopefuls resort to evoking the trial of Fezekile “Khwezi” Kuzwayo as a cheap ploy to try and win....
    South Africa’s #MeToo gap: No accountability for high-profile men
    South Africa’s #MeToo gap: No accountability for high-profile men
    The #MeToo movement began on our timelines - then became tangible as scores of high-profile American men are being ousted and fired for their trash...
    Discipline in schools: What the law says you can and can’t do
    Discipline in schools: What the law says you can and can’t do
    Here are various ways learners ought to be disciplined in schools, and corporal punishment is not one of them, having
    Dismissed student teachers are suspicious of ‘untrustworthy’ education NPO
    Dismissed student teachers are suspicious of ‘untrustworthy’ education NPO
    A group of teaching students in Cape Town are accusing education non-profit organisation (NPO) Numeric...
    UCT SRC demands release of fees commission report, may march To Parliament
    UCT SRC demands release of fees commission report, may march To Parliament
    Students at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are calling for the immediate release of the Fees Commission Report and a 0% fee increase for the...
    Modern day superwomen: Students who are mothers too
    Modern day superwomen: Students who are mothers too
    Being a student is stressful enough with lectures, assignments, exams and generally finding yourself. But some women play the role of both...
    Five reasons Linkin Park’s music matters
    Five reasons Linkin Park’s music matters
    There’s this wonderful thing about music; it provides a sense of community. You listen to it and you feel like someone, somewhere gets...
    How I was attacked after getting on a taxi
    How I was attacked after getting on a taxi
    Trigger warning: This article contains an account of rape