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Thandiswa Mazwai: “Men are more than trash”

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 12 May 2017

Thandiswa Mazwai: “Men are more than trash”

Last night at the Afro Punk Bash that was held to kick off Afro Punk Joburg 2017, King Tha (Thandiswa Mazwai) performed alongside the band the BLK JKS. And it was such a vibe, it was one of the best performances of the night. But it’s not just her electrifying show that made people talk....

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Why I’ve taken a timeout from sitting in the front seats of taxis

by: Goabaona Mathibe - 29 February 2016

Why I’ve taken a timeout from sitting in the front seats of taxis

I’ve been catching taxis since I was nine. Throughout the years, I have experienced the unspoken terms and conditions that come with a girl sitting in the front seat. From collecting and counting taxi fare; making sure that the total balances out; to the occasional one sided conversation about how you are their ‘size’. To...

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I was called a slut at the #FeesMustFall protest

by: Lethabo Bogatsu - 3 November 2015

I was called a slut at the #FeesMustFall protest

“Uyaphi sfebe! Hey wena, sfebe uyaphi? Sikhuluma nawe!” The words rang in my ear as I marched with the rest of the students who had gathered outside the Union Buildings. I turned around and he yelled again, “Ya vele, wena!” I was so shocked because that came out of nowhere. I remember, at that moment,...

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