The US initiates Iran’s expulsion from the UN women’s commission.
Artists whose work speaks against gender violence is art as activism that shows the need for more than 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
Rich in resources but largely unrecognised, those in the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic eke out a livelihood under harsh conditions.
At the root of it, vegan food is just food: Vibrant, flavourful, fresh. Find some inspiration for feel-good food, indulgent meals, and crunchy snacks help you up your daily vegetable intake
From the early frontier wars against colonialism to the struggle against apartheid and in recent times the fight for economic equality, the culture of activism has evolved. But can it still be effective in bringing about change?
The West seems more fixated on spending on the military rather than addressing the climate catastrophe.
After years of nurturing, mentorship, and collaboration between legends of South African theatre and two young actors, the Baxter Theatre brings Imbilini… My Friend! to matinee shows this June
South Africa needs to improve its resilience against climate related catastrophes such as floods, locust swarms and increasing temperatures
The disruptions brought by the Russia-Ukraine war will increase the costs of basic staples, putting 280-million people across the world at risk of starvation.
There are wars in Africa and Asia and some are rarely commented on in the media, so why is Ukraine different?
However, contemporary artists such as Cinga Samson, Zanele Muholi and Mohau Modisakeng found a liberating ally in self-portraiture
While the Democrats and Republicans use an outdated political playbook, people need protection from the capitalist system itself
As the just transition gathers momentum and renewable energy becomes more affordable, countries around the world taking climate action. South Africa must follow suit
The new movement in Chile has significant potential to continue its already ground-breaking march to a new world for all Chileans, and women in particular
Morocco’s occupation of Western Sahara is about the presence of resources, especially phosphates that make up 72% of the world’s reserves. Phosphate is used in fertiliser, a key element in agriculture, giving Morocco a tight grip over world food production.
After more than a decade of violent repression and undemocratic rule that emerged after the 2009 ouster of Manuel Zelaya, a new leader takes the reins of the Central American nation
Whistleblower Thabiso Zulu can’t explain his situation to his son, but continues to expose wrongdoing and show solidarity with others
Gwen Lister’s book, ‘Comrade Editor’, weaves together a narrative from the strands of her own life, her journalism, and the wider context of Namibia’s struggle for independence
Can Nigeria’s #EndSars protests restructure electoral politics? Or will they simply become a dramatic, but ineffective interlude, to the status quo?
Abdallae Ahmed Mumin recalls being shot at and threatened in the line of duty. He escaped with his life, but not all his peers were so lucky.
When the M&G apologised for using the word ‘paralysed’ metaphorically in a newspaper headline, some Twitter users responded with allegations of ‘wokeness gone mad’. But as cultural practices evolve, it doesn’t hurt to try to be kind first
South Africa needs active citizens and real change starts in the home, with conversations about social justice
The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus
Yvette Raphael describes herself as a ‘professional protester, sjambok feminist and hater of trash’. Government officials would likely refer to her as ‘a rebel’. She’s fought for equality her entire life, she says. And she’s scared of no one
The murder of Fikile Ntshangase in KwaZulu-Natal was not an isolated incident. Around the globe, from Nigeria to Brazil, environmental activists are similarly being silenced, and it is our duty to continue this struggle
Mental illness carries a stigma, but with the publication of her book, Dr Ngcobo sheds light on living with bipolar disorder in an attempt to end judgment and educate people
The mining company says it complies with both the Air Quality Control Act and the Health and Safety Act, as well as conducting extensive research before starting operations
Reporter Khaya Koko reflects on what it took — logistically and emotionally — to travel to KwaZulu-Natal and speak to the slain activist’s family and neighbours
In the race for a safe and effective vaccine, human rights and honesty should be prioritised above profits, say activists
The cultural and political activist is on a quest to bring looted treasures back home
Saho’s Omar Badsha believes in the power of people telling their own stories, but more funding to support this practice is crucial
Celebrated author and political activist Achmat Dangor died on Sunday
at the age of 71. Here, in a 1990 interview published in Staffrider, he speaks to Andries Walter
Oliphant about his work and aspects of South African literature and culture