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Broken promises leave women disillusioned ahead of elections

April 29, 2019

As the country heads to the polls, young women and gender non-conforming people feel failed by the governing party and have little hope in its rivals.

#Elections2019: Who can solve SA’s drug policy problem?

April 29, 2019

Drugs continue to devastate many lives and the people who use them are caught in a tug-of-war between morality and research. Do the country’s prominent political parties offer policies based on evidence, ideology or simply a lack of understanding?

#Elections2019: Parties pledge universal health, but lack detail

April 8, 2019

How ‘universal’ is the universal health coverage envisaged by the National Health Insurance scheme? The draft law contains xenophobic rhetoric, but the country’s main political parties offer very few alternatives in the manifestos.

Top three parties’ position on sexual & reproductive justice

March 18, 2019
Opinion & Commentary  

Do you know what your favourite political party’s stance is on sex work, gender-based violence and abortion?

EFF joins fight against alcohol abuse

October 8, 2018

Many South Africans sniff disapprovingly about narcotics while throwing back litres of alcohol – the most abused drug in the country. But global support for restricting alcohol use is growing, and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) intends to push for a ban on liquor advertising.