Looking at the 2019 General Elections

Voter Education : What makes a free and fair election
by Karel — last modified May 14, 2019 01:52 PM

As part of the #Yvote4u campaign, we went out to the streets of Alexander township in South Africa to find out how the residents had to say about voting. Our host, Dimakatso, also took us through the IEC rules and regulations on what constitutes a free and fair election.

Shayisfuba - Mobalizing for a Feminist Government
by Karel — last modified May 14, 2019 01:04 PM

Not Yet Uhuru is part of a collective ( Shayisfuba Campaign) of individuals and organisation mobalising for a feminist government. A feminist government is one where all women and gender non conforming people have the freedom to be themselves and to have their choices respected.

The horrific state of South African Schools
by Karel — last modified May 30, 2019 12:55 PM

Kgali Kedijang visited young activists from The Raising Voices of Young Women Project in Mafikeng, North West to reveal the rot of the Ngaka Modiri Municipality. It was found that despite R374 million being spent by the education department for learner transport, there were still 8503 learners walking very long distances to get to school. Follow us as we investigate the state of a village school in the North West.

#Shayi'sfuba The Gendered Impact of Extractive Industries
by Karel — last modified May 30, 2019 01:47 PM

South Africa is endowed with vast natural resources therefore, extraction has become one of the major economic activities. Although this development can be said to be beneficial for the economy, practice has revealed that extractive industries can cause harm to the communities in which they operate. Various movements including #Shayisfuba have started to interrogate how profitable and politically endowed extractive ventures are intertwined with abuses by governments who undermine the livelihoods of families (especially those of womxn) to fuel state corruption.

A Trip to the IEC Election Results Centre
by Karel — last modified Jun 11, 2019 02:27 PM

The National Results Operation Centre ("R.O.C") for the 2019 Elections Leaders brings together all key stakeholders in the elections under one roof to oversee the counting, collation and finalization of the election results. Follow us to see what happens in the centre and speak to politicalparties about their views on the voting process.

My First Democratic Vote
by Karel — last modified Jun 13, 2019 06:27 AM

South Africa has just celebrated 25 years of democracy. One of the most fundamental rights enshrined in its Constitution, is the right to vote. Follow Andile Khuzwayo and friends as they head to the polls and make their voices heard.

North West under administration A young woman's perspective
by Karel — last modified Jul 22, 2019 07:35 AM

North West was put under administration by President Cyril Ramaphosa following weeks of civil unrest. The Province has become the first to be taken over by national government. We speak to Tshepiso Modupe, a young political sciences student at North West University to gives us her views on the future of the Province.

Voter Education : What makes a free and fair election

As part of the #Yvote4u campaign, we went out to the streets of Alexander township in South Africa to find out how the residents had to say about voting. Our host, Dimakatso, also took us through the IEC rules and regulations on what constitutes a free and fair election.


Photo credit: Karel

Shayisfuba - Mobalizing for a Feminist Government

Not Yet Uhuru is part of a collective ( Shayisfuba Campaign) of individuals and organisation mobalising for a feminist government. A feminist government is one where all women and gender non conforming people have the freedom to be themselves and to have their choices respected.


Photo credit: Karel

Are political parties just using Gender Base Violence for their own political agendas?

South Africa has one of the highest rates of Gender Based Violence in the world. In the run up to the 2019 national elections, what are political parties doing to address the scourge of Gender Based Violence. To help us unpack this, we speak to gender activists Keitumetse Fatimata Moutloatse and Comrade Jane.


Photo credit: Karel

The horrific state of South African Schools

Kgali Kedijang visited young activists from The Raising Voices of Young Women Project in Mafikeng, North West to reveal the rot of the Ngaka Modiri Municipality. It was found that despite R374 million being spent by the education department for learner transport, there were still 8503 learners walking very long distances to get to school. Follow us as we investigate the state of a village school in the North West.


Photo credit: Karel

#Shayi'sfuba The Gendered Impact of Extractive Industries

South Africa is endowed with vast natural resources therefore, extraction has become one of the major economic activities. Although this development can be said to be beneficial for the economy, practice has revealed that extractive industries can cause harm to the communities in which they operate. Various movements including #Shayisfuba have started to interrogate how profitable and politically endowed extractive ventures are intertwined with abuses by governments who undermine the livelihoods of families (especially those of womxn) to fuel state corruption.


Photo credit: Karel

A Trip to the IEC Election Results Centre

The National Results Operation Centre ("R.O.C") for the 2019 Elections Leaders brings together all key stakeholders in the elections under one roof to oversee the counting, collation and finalization of the election results. Follow us to see what happens in the centre and speak to politicalparties about their views on the voting process.


Photo credit: Karel

My First Democratic Vote

South Africa has just celebrated 25 years of democracy. One of the most fundamental rights enshrined in its Constitution, is the right to vote. Follow Andile Khuzwayo and friends as they head to the polls and make their voices heard.


Photo credit: Karel

North West under administration A young woman's perspective

North West was put under administration by President Cyril Ramaphosa following weeks of civil unrest. The Province has become the first to be taken over by national government. We speak to Tshepiso Modupe, a young political sciences student at North West University to gives us her views on the future of the Province.


Photo credit: Karel